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

  • noun A primitive impulse for destruction, decay, and death, postulated by Sigmund Freud as coexisting with and opposing the life instinct.

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  • noun (psychoanalysis) an unconscious urge to die

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