Meaning of self-annihilation

self-an•ni•hi•la•tion

Pronunciation: (self'u-nī"u-lā'shun, self"-), [key]
— n.
  1. self-destruction; suicide.
  2. surrender, abnegation, or immolation of the self in mystic contemplation of or union with God.
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