Definition of nirvana noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

nirvana

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noun
BrE BrE//nɪəˈvɑːnə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//nɪrˈvɑːnə//
 
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(in the religion of Buddhism) the state of peace and happiness that a person achieves after giving up all personal desires Word Originfrom Sanskrit nirvāṇa, from nirvā ‘be extinguished’, from nis ‘out’ + vā- ‘to blow’.

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