Noun, Suru verb, Intransitive verb
1. dying alone (esp. of someone who lives alone and dies of natural causes at home without anyone knowing); solitary death
Wikipedia definition
2. KodokushiThe phenomenon dubbed "lonely death" or kodokushi is a growing occurrence in Japan. The term translates to "Persons who lived alone, die alone. " Their bodies lie in places undiscovered for long periods of time, and because of this, thick, dark stains (the residue of liquids excreted by a decomposing corpse) shaped like a human body are left where their bodies once lay. Kodokushi has become a nationwide problem in Japan.
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