Diccionario ingles.comDiccionario ingles.com
Synonyms, antonyms, pronunciation

English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'

Self-annihilation   Listen
Self-annihilation  n.  Annihilation by one's own acts; annihilation of one's desires.

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Matching a pattern  

Words linked to  

only single words

Share |

"Self-annihilation" Quotes from Famous Books

... own selves. Eight hundred years before St. Antony fled into the desert, that young Hindoo rajah, whom men call Buddha now, had fled into the forest, leaving wives and kingdom, to find rest for his soul. He denounced caste; he preached poverty, asceticism, self-annihilation. He founded a religion, like that of the old hermits, democratic and ascetic, with its convents, saint- worships, pilgrimages, miraculous relics, rosaries, and much more, which strangely anticipates the monastic religion; and his followers, to this day, are more numerous than ...
— The Hermits • Charles Kingsley

Words linked to "Self-annihilation" :   kill, killing, suttee, hara-kiri, self-destruction, harakiri, putting to death, assisted suicide

Copyright © 2020 Diccionario ingles.com