1) Death, the most painful form imaginable to make a person cease to live
2) any land in which the environment is too hostile for human life
1) Though the first year was not that bad, the daily torturing that lasted for 5 hours finally got to him after 13 years, Gideon finally slipped into eyr.
2) Vietnam, during the war, was considered an eyr in the eyes of American troops.
2b) The animals who occupied Zinthrul were so aggressive that no research could be done, it has only been descrbed as an eyr.