natural death


: death occurring in the course of nature and from natural causes (as age or disease) as opposed to accident or violence
Hindu orthodoxy opposes any cattle slaughter … on the grounds sacred beasts should be allowed natural deathsAssociated Press
the industry died a natural deathAda Darling
compare civil death, natural life

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“Natural death.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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