destrudo


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de·stru·do

(dē-strū'dō),
Energy associated with the death or destructive instinct.
[coinage on the analogy of libido fr. L. destruo, to destroy]
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By digging masculinity and its construction around the sites of armed conflict where libido or destrudo are already digging it, Theweleit set a new standard for cultural, women's, and Nazi studies.