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  • noun Alternative spelling of death wish.

Etymologies

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death +‎ wish

Examples

  • And YOU, with some kind of deathwish, are making me wait EVEN LONGER for the nicotine I so greatly need.

    idiot-milk Diary Entry

  • This is Olsch's "deathwish" problem here, as the little helpers call it: it rates a lot of gossip in the commissary at meals, and beside the coffee urns out on the gloomy stone loading docks ....

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • Jack is now as broken as Nine was after the Time War, and unlike Nine, it's pretty damned obvious that a deathwish will do him no bloody good whatsoever.

    TORCHWOOD: CoE...Episode 5...Spoilers!

  • That's a deathwish in a democracy and it's been official Republic-Corp policy since President Obama took office.

    Paula Gordon: Choose a Direction

  • Steen: The point at which you're mixing up your own engine goo is when it goes from being a "hobby" to a "borderline deathwish" ...

    One Tenth Scale Saturn V to Fly - NASA Watch

  • That's a deathwish in a democracy and it's been official Republic-Corp policy since President Obama took office.

    Paula Gordon: Choose a Direction

  • That's a deathwish in a democracy and it's been official Republic-Corp policy since President Obama took office.

    Paula Gordon: Choose a Direction

  • That's a deathwish in a democracy and it's been official Republic-Corp policy since President Obama took office.

    Paula Gordon: Choose a Direction

  • His unorthodox methods that border on a deathwish immediately build tension with his teammates, as they trek from one roadside bomb to the next on the remainder of their mission.

    Rabid Rewind: The Hurt Locker

  • That's a deathwish in a democracy and it's been official Republic-Corp policy since President Obama took office.

    Paula Gordon: Choose a Direction

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    September 22, 2009

  • cf. Thanatos

    September 22, 2009