Associations to the word «Living»


LIVING, verb. Present participle of live
LIVING, adjective. Having life.
LIVING, adjective. In use or existing.
LIVING, adjective. Of everyday life.
LIVING, adjective. True to life.
LIVING, adjective. Used as an intensifier.
LIVING, noun. (uncountable) The state of being alive.
LIVING, noun. Financial means; a means of maintaining life; livelihood
LIVING, noun. A style of life.
LIVING, noun. (canon law) A position in a church (usually the Church of England) that has attached to it a source of income; an ecclesiastical benefice.
LIVING AT HER MAJESTY'S PLEASURE, verb. Present participle of live at Her Majesty's pleasure
LIVING BANDAGE, noun. A wound covering made of skin, especially when said skin is derived or obtained from the patient
LIVING BANDAGES, noun. Plural of living bandage
LIVING CONDITIONS, noun. The conditions in which someone lives, seen in terms of their sanitary value, social status etc.
LIVING DEAD, noun. The undead; zombies
LIVING DEATH, noun. (idiomatic) A condition of suffering, solitude, or impairment so extreme as to deprive one's existence of all happiness and meaning.
LIVING DOWN, verb. Present participle of live down
LIVING END, noun. (idiomatic) (preceded by the) The most extreme form of something or the final and most impactful development in a series of events — whether favorable or unfavorable
LIVING FOSSIL, noun. Any species discovered first as a fossil and believed extinct, but which is later found living; an organism that has remained unchanged over geological periods
LIVING FOSSIL, noun. Any living species which very closely resembles fossil relatives in most anatomical details.
LIVING FOSSILS, noun. Plural of living fossil
LIVING HELL, noun. A continuing state of extreme pain, punishment or torment with no seeming chance of reprieve.
LIVING HISTORY, noun. The incorporation of historical tools, activities and clothing into an interactive presentation, to give observers and participants a sense of stepping back in time.
LIVING IMPAIRED, adjective. (idiomatic) (humorous) (euphemistic) Dead.
LIVING IN POVERTY, verb. Present participle of live in poverty
LIVING IN SIN, verb. Present participle of live in sin
LIVING LANGUAGE, noun. A language which is still spoken in the contemporary period, as opposed to a dead language
LIVING LANGUAGES, noun. Plural of living language
LIVING OVER THE BRUSH, verb. Present participle of live over the brush
LIVING PICTURE, noun. A tableau (group of people arranged so as to resemble a picture).
LIVING PICTURES, noun. Plural of living picture
LIVING ROCK, noun. Rock that is carved in situ.
LIVING ROOM, noun. A room in a private house used for general social and leisure activities.
LIVING ROOMS, noun. Plural of living room
LIVING STANDARD, noun. Standard of living
LIVING STATUE, noun. A street performer who poses like a statue, usually with realistic statue-like makeup, sometimes for hours at a time.
LIVING STATUES, noun. Plural of living statue
LIVING STREET, noun. A street designed primarily with the interests of pedestrians and cyclists while motor vehicles are allowed to use it with caution.
LIVING THE DREAM, verb. Present participle of live the dream
LIVING THING, noun. Something animate; an animate thing; something that lives, as opposed to inanimate or dead things.
LIVING THINGS, noun. Plural of living thing
LIVING TISSUE, noun. (biology) Any tissue of a living organism containing cells that are being replaced when they die
LIVING UP, verb. Present participle of live up
LIVING WILL, noun. (legal) A document, made by a person when still legally fit to do so, expressing his desire to be allowed to die instead of being kept alive by artificial means, in the event of being severely disabled or suffering from a terminal illness.
LIVING WILLS, noun. Plural of living will

Dictionary definition

LIVING, noun. The experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities; "he could no longer cope with the complexities of life".
LIVING, noun. People who are still living; "save your pity for the living".
LIVING, noun. 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".
LIVING, noun. 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".
LIVING, adjective. Pertaining to living persons; "within living memory".
LIVING, adjective. True to life; lifelike; "the living image of her mother".
LIVING, adjective. (informal) absolute; "she is a living doll"; "scared the living daylights out of them"; "beat the living hell out of him".
LIVING, adjective. 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".
LIVING, adjective. Still in active use; "a living language".
LIVING, adjective. (used of minerals or stone) in its natural state and place; not mined or quarried; "carved into the living stone";.

Wise words

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