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Definition 1: the act of killing yourself - [noun denoting act]

Samples where self-destruction or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it is a crime to commit suicide

Synonyms for self-destruction in the sense of this definition

(self-destruction is a kind of ...) the act of terminating a life

(... is a kind of self-destruction ) suicide of a terminally ill person that involves an assistant who serves to make dying as painless and dignified as possible

(... is a kind of self-destruction ) an act of deliberate self destruction

(... is a kind of self-destruction ) ritual suicide by self-disembowelment on a sword; practiced by samurai in the traditional Japanese society

(... is a kind of self-destruction ) the act of a Hindu widow willingly cremating herself on the funeral pyre of her dead husband

Definition 2: the act of destroying yourself - [noun denoting act]

Samples where self-destruction or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his insistence was pure self-destruction

(self-destruction is a kind of ...) the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists

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