- self-destruction; suicide.
- surrender, abnegation, or immolation of the self in mystic contemplation of or union with God.
Origin of self-annihilation
Examples from the Web for self-annihilation
Contemporary Examples of self-annihilation
So she has to be perfect and self-sacrificing to the point of self-annihilation.Postpartum Stigma: Why My Patient Committed Suicide
August 5, 2014
Historical Examples of self-annihilation
The power of the masters is shown by their self-annihilation.Modern Painters Volume I (of V)
That which externally seemed will and immovableness was willingness and self-annihilation.Essays, First Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
This condition the Sufis characterise as self-annihilation (Fana).Mystics and Saints of Islam
If this absorption were possible, it would in truth be self-annihilation.Akbar
P. A. S. van Limburg-Brouwer
Albion like Milton must tread the difficult way of self-annihilation and judgment.William Blake
- the surrender of the self in mystical contemplation, union with God, etc