Definition of death wish
: the conscious or unconscious desire for the death of oneself or of another
Examples of death wish in a sentence
Have you seen the way she drives? She must have a death wish.
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DEATH WISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of death wish for English Language Learners
: a desire to die
Medical Definition of death wish
: the conscious or unconscious desire for the death of another or of oneself—called also destrudo
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