the organism's act to save itself from any injury and to maximize its safety. It is a natural tendency found both in humans and animals. It is also known as self-preservative instinct.
What is SELF-PRESERVATION INSTINCT?
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SELF-PRESERVATION INSTINCT: "His self preservation instinct saved him from being injured."
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