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Thanatos (ˈθænəˌtɒs Pronunciation for Thanatos

Definitions

noun

  1. the Greek personification of death: son of Nyx, goddess of night Roman counterpart: Mors
  2. the name chosen by Freud to represent a universal death instinct Compare Eros (sense 2)

Derived Forms

Thanatotic (ˌθænəˈtɒtɪk Pronunciation for Thanatotic  adjective

Example Sentences Including 'Thanatos'

Eros having thrown Thanatos to the ground, and spat in his face to boot, Patrick turns off his mobile phone, and enters the hospice.
Sean Thomas THE CHEEK PERFORATION DANCE (2002)
On the one hand, The Triumph of Death depicts the skeletal soldiers of Thanatos reaping their grim harvest.
Boyne, Roy Foucault and Derrida - The Other Side Of Reason

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