See also: deathwish
- (psychology) A desire, especially subconscious, for the death of oneself or of someone else.
2017 August 20, “The Observer view on Donald Trump’s presidency”, in The Observer:
- Does Trump suffer from some kind of political death wish? If so, we must hope his fall comes quickly. It is hard to think of any precedent for such a calamitous display of insensitivity, historical ignorance and uncomprehending political stupidity.
desire for the death of oneself or of someone else