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thanatos [than-uh-tos, -tohs]

noun
1. an ancient Greek personification of death.
2. Psychoanalysis. (usually lowercase) the death instinct, esp. as expressed in violent aggression.

1. A primitive impulse for destruction, decay, and death, postulated by Sigmund Freud as coexisting with and opposing the life instinct.
2. Death wish.


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