rational suicide

Main Entry:  rational suicide
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the concept that suicide is presumably a reasonable choice by a terminally ill person; also, the ending of one's life for considered reasons as opposed to emotional/psychological reasons
Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: rational operation
Next Definition: rational therapy
Words Near: rational suicide
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for rational suicide
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing rational suicide
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature