Words nearby euthanasia
Origin of euthanasia
OTHER WORDS FROM euthanasiaeu·tha·na·si·ast [yoo-thuh-ney-zee-ast] /ˌyu θəˈneɪ ziˌæst/, nouneu·tha·na·sic [yoo-thuh-ney-zik] /ˌyu θəˈneɪ zɪk/, adjectivepro·eu·tha·na·sia, adjective
Examples from the Web for euthanasia
In its own press release, the clinic says: “The figures over 2013 show a strong growth of euthanasia in these groups.”
Just a few weeks ago, Belgium broadened its existing law to include the possibility of euthanasia for children of all ages.
Last year 749 people came to the Life-Ending Clinic with a euthanasia request, of which 133 were granted.
Particularly disturbing, however, is that the reasoning behind this cult of euthanasia is thoroughly sound.
They define "no-kill" as a euthanasia rate of not more than 10 per cent.
The motion that bore us in daring circles produced a euthanasia of mind and an exaltation of soul.The Goddess of Atvatabar|William R. Bradshaw
But the very motive which restrains from suicide, prompts to euthanasia.
Euthanasia is an interference with the course of nature, and is therefore an act of rebellion against God.
Priestley, however, seems to have regarded such a death as a form of euthanasia.Benjamin Franklin; Self-Revealed, Volume II (of 2)|Wiliam Cabell Bruce
Euthanasia is the sequel of health, the happy death engrafted on the perfect life.
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Painlessly putting someone to death — usually someone with an incurable and painful disease; mercy killing.