self-immolation

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Etymology[edit]

self- +‎ immolation

Noun[edit]

self-immolation (countable and uncountable, plural self-immolations)

  1. The act of setting oneself on fire, especially as a form of protest.
  2. The act of self-sacrificing oneself, in any manner of ways.

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