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- n. A sensation of detachment from one's body, the presence of a tunnel of light, the apparent viewing of one's own body from on high, and similar manifestations, experienced by people whose heart and brain have temporarily ceased to function
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- n. the experience of being close to death but surviving
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Sorry, I haven’t had the chance to go food-shopping, with depositions and the near-death experience of one of my best associates.”
20 As with the data reported by Osis and Haraldsson, the near-death experience is not consistent with the annihilation hypothesis.
True, it took a near-death experience on Teneb to give her the kick she needed, but she thought she had finally gotten on with her life.
Her near-death experience on Teneb had been a wake-up call for her to move on with her life, but there were days when she still felt like she was walking through mud.