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Thanatos

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Noun

1. thanatos

(Greek mythology) the Greek personification of death; son of Nyx

2. death instinct, death wish, thanatos

(psychoanalysis) an unconscious urge to die

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Thanatos

see synonyms of thanatos
noun
1. 
the Greek personification of death: son of Nyx, goddess of night
. Roman counterpart: Mors
2. 
the name chosen by Freud to represent a universal death instinct
Compare Eros (sense 2)

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Thanatos

see synonyms of thanatos
noun
1.  Greek Mythology
death personified as a god: identified with the Roman Mors
2.  [also t-]
death instinct

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Thanatos

see synonyms of thanatos
n.
1. Death as a personification or as a philosophical notion.

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