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Topic: SOCIOLOGY

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Greek
Origin: 'easy death', from thanatos 'death'

euthanasia

noun
     
eu‧tha‧na‧si‧a [uncountable]
SS the deliberate killing of a person who is very ill and going to die, in order to stop them suffering
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