thanatism

belief that the soul dies with the body

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • thanatology — (n.) scientific study of death, 1842, from Gk. thanatos death (from PIE *dhwene to disappear, die, perhaps from root meaning dark, cloudy ) + LOGY (Cf. logy). Thanatism (1900) is the belief that at death the soul ceases to exist. Hence also… …   Etymology dictionary

  • thanatist — thanˈatist noun • • • Main Entry: ↑thanatism …   Useful english dictionary

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