self-immolation


self–im·mo·la·tion

noun \ˌself-ˌi-mə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of SELF-IMMOLATION

:  a deliberate and willing sacrifice of oneself often by fire
self–im·mo·late \-ˈi-mə-ˌlāt\ verb

First Known Use of SELF-IMMOLATION

1799

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