self-annihilation

noun
self-an·​ni·​hi·​la·​tion | \ ˌself-ə-ˌnī-ə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce self-annihilation (audio) \

Definition of self-annihilation

: annihilation of the self (as in mystical contemplation of God)

First Known Use of self-annihilation

1641, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-annihilation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-annihilation. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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