Idiom: 'Death of a thousand cuts'

What does 'Death of a thousand cuts' mean?

Meaning: If something is suffering the death of a thousand cuts, or death by a thousand cuts, lots of small bad things are happening, none of which are fatal in themselves, but which add up to a slow and painful demise.

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Country: International English | Subject Area: Death | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used

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