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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Death as a personification or as a philosophical notion.

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  • proper noun Greek mythology Ancient Greek God of peaceful or natural death.
  • noun psychoanalysis the death drive in Freudian psychoanalysis.

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  • noun (Greek mythology) the Greek personification of death; son of Nyx
  • noun (psychoanalysis) an unconscious urge to die

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Greek.]

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From Ancient Greek Θάνατος (Thánatos).

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