death wish definition

  • noun:
    • Psychiatry A desire for self-destruction, usually followed closely by emotions of depression, hopelessness, and self-reproach.
    • Psychiatry The need, frequently involuntary, for death of another person, including a parent, toward who you have unconscious hostility.
    • A suicidal urge considered to drive certain people to put by themselves regularly into dangerous situations.
    • A desire, particularly subconscious, the death of yourself or of someone else.
    • (psychoanalysis) an unconscious desire to perish

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