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  Words related to life

Related / Similar Words: liveliness, spirit, sprightliness, living, biography, life story, life history, animation, aliveness, lifetime, lifespan, life sentence

 

Definition:
  • living things collectively; "the oceans are teeming with life";
  • animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it";
  • the experience of living; the course of human events and activities; "he could no longer cope with the complexities of life";
  • an account of the series of events making up a person''s life;
  • a motive for living; "pottery was his life";
  • a living person; "his heroism saved a life";
  • the organic phenomenon that distinguishes living organisms from nonliving ones; "there is no life on the moon";
  • the course of existence of an individual; the actions and events that occur in living; "he hoped for a new life in Australia"; "he wanted to live his own life without interference from others";
  • 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";
  • a characteristic state or mode of living; "social life"; "city life"; "real life";
  • the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death); "the battery had a short life"; "he lived a long and happy life";
  • the period between birth and the present time; "I have known him all his life";
  • the period from the present until death; "he appointed himself emperor for life";
  • a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives; "he got life for killing the guard";

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    Hyponyms: wildlife, airiness, delicacy, alacrity, briskness, energy, vigor, vigour, vim, elan, esprit, breeziness, jauntiness, irrepressibility, buoyancy, high-spiritedness, exuberance, enthusiasm, ebullience, pep, peppiness, ginger, autobiography, hagiography, profile, Parallel Lives, biology, aerobiosis, eternal life, life eternal, skin, survival, endurance, ghetto, life expectancy, afterlife, hereafter, days, years

     

    Attributes: lively, alive(p), dead

     

    Derivational Morphology: spirit, spirit up, inspirit, spiritize, spiritise, live, be

     

    Anagrams: file, lief

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: jetë   Armenian: կյանք and ցմահ  
    Bosnian: život   Catalan: vida  
    Croatian: život   Danish: liv and livstid  
    Dutch: leven and levenslang   Esperanto: vivo  
    Finnish: elämä and eläminen and elinkautinen and henki   French: vie  
    German: Leben and lebenslänglich   Greek: ζωή  
    Hebrew: חיים and מאסר עולם   Hindi: जी and जीवन  
    Hungarian: élet   Icelandic: líf  
    Irish: beatha   Italian: vita  
    Japanese: 生命 and 生存 and 存在   Korean:  
    Kurdish: jiyan   Latin: vita  
    Lithuanian: gyvenimas   Malayalam: ജീവിതം  
    Norwegian: liv and livstid   Polish: dożywocie and życie  
    Portuguese: perpétua and vida   Russian: жизнь and пожизненный срок  
    Serbian: живот and življenje   Slovene: doživljenjska and življenje  
    Spanish: vida   Swedish: liv and livstid  
    Telugu: జీవితము  
     
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