- the doctrine asserting the nonexistence of a personal and immortal soul. Sanskrit,anatman.
Compare Three Signs of Being.
Origin of anatta
< Pali: literally, breathless
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Examples from the Web for anatta
In the struggle they all used knives, and Anatta cut his fingers so badly that when they ceased bleeding he could not close them.
As Silvestro did not succeed in cutting his throat very quickly, Anatta went to his aid.
I then put up my knife and watched Anatta, Ballotti and Guiseppe cut the other two.
Campagne also pleaded guilty, and Anatta and Allessandri entered special pleas of voluntary manslaughter.