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near-death experience Explained

near-death experience at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Mystical or transcendent experience reported by people who have been on the threshold of death. The near-death experience varies with each individual, but characteristics frequently include hearing oneself declared dead, feelings of peacefulness, the sense of leaving one's body, the sense of moving through a dark tunnel toward a bright light, a life review, the crossing of a border, and meetings with other spiritual beings, often deceased friends and relatives. Near-death experiences are reported by about one-third of those who come close to death. Cultural and physiological explanations have been offered, but the causes remain uncertain. Typical aftereffects include greater spirituality and decreased fear of death.

near-death experience at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

near-death experience
n : the experience of being close to death but surviving

near-death experience at English (WD) Of Explained:

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Alternative forms

* near death experience


Inter: en-noun » head=near-death experience
  • A sensation of detachment from one's body, the presence of a tunnel of light, the apparent viewing of one's own body from on high, and similar manifestations, experienced by people whose heart and brain have temporarily ceased to function


    Inter: trans-top » experience by people whose heart and brain have temporarily ceased to function
    • German: Inter: t- » de|Nahtod-Erfahrung, Inter: t+ » de|Nahtoderfahrung, Inter: t- » de|Nahtodeserfahrung, Inter: t- » de|Todesnähe-Erfahrung

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:en:Death -
    Translation: fr » near-death experience
    Translation: nl » near-death experience