self-annihilation

[ self-uh-nahy-uh-ley-shuhn, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf əˌnaɪ əˈleɪ ʃən, ˌsɛlf- /

noun

self-destruction; suicide.
surrender, abnegation, or immolation of the self in mystic contemplation of or union with God.

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Origin of self-annihilation

First recorded in 1640–50
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British Dictionary definitions for self-annihilation

self-annihilation

noun

the surrender of the self in mystical contemplation, union with God, etc
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