near-death experience

noun

Definition of near-death experience

  1. :  an occurrence in which a person comes very close to dying and has memories of a spiritual experience (such as meeting dead friends and family members or seeing a white light) during the time when death was near

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  direct observation of or participation in events as a basis of knowledge

    :  the fact or state of having been affected by or gained knowledge through direct observation or participation

    :  practical knowledge, skill, or practice derived from direct observation of or participation in events or in a particular activity

  1. :  to learn by experience (see 1experience)

    :  to have experience of :  undergo


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