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Synonyms for euthanasia
ˌyu θəˈneɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi əeu·thana·si·a

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. euthanasianoun


  2. euthanasianoun

    The practice of intentionally and painlessly killing a human being or animal for humane reasons, especially in order to end great suffering or poor quality of life.

    Euthanasia is the most difficult part of a veterinarian's job.


  3. euthanasianoun

    An easy death, or the means to bring about such a death.


Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. euthanasia, mercy killingnoun

    the act of killing someone painlessly (especially someone suffering from an incurable illness)

    mercy killing

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Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. euthanasianoun

    euthanasy, easy death

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  1. Shannon Johnstone:

    The saddest thing is there is no alternative for animal overpopulation other than euthanasia, no other tool in their arsenal.

  2. David Goodall:

    My life has been rather poor for the past year or so, and I am very happy to end it, all the publicity that this has been receiving can only, I think, help the cause of euthanasia for the elderly, which I want.

  3. Shoji Nakanishi:

    If such a law is passed, it could lead to euthanasia.

  4. Joe Carrese:

    In this case, if that was the intent, this was essentially euthanasia, which is not legal anywhere in the United States and not at all the same as physician-assisted death.

  5. Scott Kim:

    I think there needs to be a lot more transparency of what actually happens when assisted suicide or euthanasia is provided, right now the Dutch system is the most transparent.

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