suicidal ideation

/ˌsuəsaɪdl aɪdiˈeɪʃən/ (say .soohuhsuydl uydee'ayshuhn)

noun
the mental process in which plans to commit suicide are developed, often obsessively, but without bringing such plans to a conclusion.
{suicidal + ideation}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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