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Living

Definition

[n] the experience of living; the course of human events and activities; "he could no longer cope with the complexities of life"
[n] people who are still living; "save your pity for the living"
[n] the financial means whereby one lives; "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"
[n] the condition of living or the state of being alive; "while there's life there's hope"; "life depends on many chemical and physical processes"
[adj] (intensifier) "she is a living doll"; "scared the living daylights out of them"; "beat the living hell out of him"
[adj] having life; "a live canary"; "hit a live nerve"; "famous living painters"; "living tissue"; "living plants and animals"
[adj] still in active use; "a living language"
[adj] still in existence; "the Wollemi pine found in Australia is a surviving specimen of a conifer thought to have been long extinct and therefore known as a living fossil"; "the only surviving frontier blockhouse in Pennsylvania"
[adj] true to life; lifelike; "the living image of her mother"
[adj] pertaining to living persons; "within living memory"
[adj] dwelling or inhabiting; often used in combination; "living quarters"; "tree-living animals"


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Antonyms

dead