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thanatos (n.)

"death instinct," 1935, in Freudian psychology, from Greek thanatos "death" (see thanato-).

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Definitions of thanatos from WordNet

Thanatos (n.)
(Greek mythology) the Greek personification of death; son of Nyx;
Thanatos (n.)
(psychoanalysis) an unconscious urge to die;
Synonyms: death instinct / death wish
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