NounLife (plural lives)
- The state that follows birth, and precedes death; the state of being alive and living.
- The period during which one (a person, an animal, a plant, a star) is alive.
- The span of time during which an object operates.
- The period of time during which an object is recognizable.
- (biology) A status given to any entity including animals, plants, fungi, bacteria, etc. — and sometimes viruses — having the properties of replication and metabolism.
- (philosophy) The essence of the manifestation and the foundation of the being.
- (phenomenology) the subjective and inner manifestation of the individual.
- The world in general; existence.
- A worthwhile existence.
- (usually of a person) The most worthwhile component or participant
- Something which is inherently part of a person's existence, such as job, family, a loved one, etc.
- (colloquial) A life sentence; a term of imprisonment of a convict until his or her death.
Adjectives for Life
abhorred; abject; abnormal; abstract; aboriginal; abundant; academic; active; action-craving; affluent; agonized; agreeable; agricultural; all-embracing; altruistic; amazing; ambrosial; angelic; antecedent; antenatal; artificial; ascetic; astonished; austere; bad; beneficent; benevolent; blameless; blithe; blooming; boulevard; bountiful; bright-eyed; broad; broken; brute; bubbling; buoyant; busy; bygone; birdcage; cankerous; carefree; careful; changing; charmed; civic; civilized; cloistral; cold-blooded; collective; college; colorful; commercial; commonplace; communal; concentrated; consistent; constant; contemplative; contemporary; contemptuous; convenient; convulsive; cordial; corporate; cosmic; country; crescent; cruel; crystal; cultivated; cultured; darkened; darting; deadening; decorous; defaced; delightful; democratic; demonstrable; deplorable; desultory; devouring; diffusive; diminished; diplomatic; disastrous; discontented; disfigured; dishonored; disjointed; disposed; dissipated; dissolute; distasteful; distracted; dividing; double; domestic; doubtful; dull; dusky; dutiful; easygoing; eccentric; economic; effete; effective; effeminate; elemental; emancipated; embittered; emotional; enlarging; ennobling; ephemeral; equal; erotic; equivocal; essential; eternal; eventful; existing; exotic; expanding; external; extinguished; exuberant; exultant; factitious; familiar; farcical; farmyard; fascinating; fashionable; fast-fleeing; fast-withering; fettered; feudal; feverish; flabby; flickering; floating; flourishing; foreign; fragrant; free; friendless; frisking; frivolous; frugal; fruitful; fugitive; fullest; genuine; gushing; grimy; gypsy; half-revealed; hapless; hard-working; harmless; healthful; helpful; hideous; hoary; high-pressure; homely; honest; human; humdrum; hygienic; ideal; idyllic; imagined; imaginative; immortal; impatient; impeccable; imperiled; imperishable; impish; Incarnate; increasing; independent; individual; indulgent; industrious; infantile; informal; inglorious; inherent; inner; innermost; insect; unsociable; integrated; intellectual; intense; interior; intimate; irresponsible; irregular; joyless; kindly; knowable; laborious; large; licentious; lifeless; liquid; listless; literary; livable; loathed; long; low; lush; lusterless; luxurious; magnanimous; many-sided; married; material; maximum; meditative; melancholy; mental; meteoric; middle-married; milder; millennial; mingled; mirthful; miserable; modest; monastic; monotonous; moral; mortal; moving; multitudinous (plural); mythological; nervous; nobler; nomadic; objectless; obscure; ordinary; orgiastic; outer; out-of-town; outside; paltry; palpitating; pampered; parasitic; parental; peaceful; perilous; permeating; perverted; phenomenal; pioneer; plausible; pleasant; plenteous; practical; precarious; prevailing; priceless; private; progressive; prosperous; prosaic; provincial; prudent; pseudo-social; psychical; public; pulsating; pure; quickening; radical; rampant; realistic; redundant; regular; rejuvenated; reproductive; renovated; restive; restless; retired; revolutionary; rhythmical; rollicking; rough; roving; ruddy; rural; sacred; sacrificial; scandalous; scanty; secluded; secret; secular; sedentary; sensuous; sequestered; serene; sheltered; shifting; simpering; simple; singing; single; skilful; sky-wedded; sleeping; slow-moving; sluggish; smiling; smug; snug; sobered; social; solitary; sophisticated; spiritual; spontaneous; sportive; starved; steady; sterile; stimulating; straggling; strenuous; studious; subsequent; sunless; sunlit; sustaining; sweet; swinish; tangled; temperate; tempestuous; tender; terrestrial; thin-spun; thoughtless; thwarted; toilsome; torpid; tortured; tragic; tramping; tree; trite; troubled; tumultuous; turbulent; tyrant; unambitious; unassuming; unbearable; unceasing; unchanging; unconventional; undeniable; unendurable; undistinguished; uneventful; unprofitable; unrealized; unresisting; unsatisfactory; unseen; unsettled; unsightly; unsophisticated; unstable; upright; useful; urban; various (plural); vagrant; vicious; veritable; vigorous; Vile; virtuous; wagering; wandering; warm; wasted; wayside; wayward; well-lost; wholesome; wild; winged; wistful; womanly; wonted; worldly; worthless; worthy; wretched; youthful; action-filled; adequate; adventurous.
Verbs for Life
abbreviate—; alter—; bare—of; beautify—; blight—; blot out—; burst into—; carve—; challenge—; cling to—; commence—; comprehend—; conceive—; consecrate—to; cope with—; dedicate—to; degrade—; delve into—; depict—; deplete—; detach from—; devote—to; devour—; disorganize—; dissipate—; diversify—; drag out—; drain of—; embitter—; endanger—; endow with —; enhance—; ennoble—; equip for—; erase—; exemplify—; face—; flash into—; flinch from—; foreshorten—; foster—; fritter— away; galvanize into—; gamble— on; immerse in—; insulate against—; inter¬cede for—; interpret—; intrude upon—; invade—; isolate—; jeopardize—; maim—; maintain—; manifest—; mar—; mend—; mock—; mold—; muddle through—; nourish—; oppress by—; pay with—; permeate —; plunge into—; portray—; probe—; prolong—; race through—; radiate—; rebuild—; reconstruct—; rekindle—; resuscitate—; retire from—; revel in—; routinize— shock into—; skim through—; snuff out—' squander—; stake—on; submerge—; sum —; sustain—; taste—; terminate—; thirst for—; tranquilize—; trifle away—; uplift—; vitiate—; warp—; weigh—; —blossoms; —buzzes by; —disintegrates; —ebbs; —evolves; —flowers; —flows; —hangs; ——s intertwine; —persists; —pulsates; — quickens; —rallies; —surges; —trudges on; —unfolds; —withers.
- (philosophy, essence of manifestation and foundation of being): existence, experience
- (the world in general): time
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