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Euthanasia

Euthanasia is the act of bringing about the death of a hopelessly ill and suffering person in a relatively quick and painless way for reasons of mercy.

Definition Two:

Euthanasia is the act of killing a person who is terminally ill (active euthanasia) or allowing such a person to die by withholding treatment (passive euthanasia). Usually the act is claimed to be an act of mercy.


Euthanasia is the practice of 'mercy killing', terminating a painfilled life with a painless death.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Euthanasia
- An easy death; a mode of dying to be desired.
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