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Synonyms for life

living things

period of usefulness




come to life


for dear life

give your life


  • lay down your life
  • die
  • sacrifice yourself

that's life


  • that's the way things are
  • that's it
  • that's the way the cookie crumbles

Synonyms for life

Synonyms for life

a characteristic state or mode of living

the experience of being alive


Related Words

the course of existence of an individual

the condition of living or the state of being alive

the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)

the period between birth and the present time

the period from the present until death

a living person

living things collectively

the organic phenomenon that distinguishes living organisms from nonliving ones

an account of the series of events making up a person's life

a motive for living

a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives

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It seems relatively clear that the goal of preserving biological life for as long as possible for the sake of itself is now close to a normative position within Roman Catholicism.
A consistent ethic of life tries to get around this uncomfortable truth by arguing that if we preserve human biological life in every form and circumstance, then maybe some disembodied spark of personhood will remain unscathed.
6) Many of our opponents take precisely the opposite view: autonomy has intrinsic worth; so-called biological life is of instrumental or conditional value.
Organic nanotubes mimic the basic structure of biological tubules found throughout biological life systems such as the extracellular matrix and cellular ion transport channels.
Terri Schiavo's biological life continues, but her biographical life ended 14 years ago.
It has disrupted biological life cycles worldwide, triggering earlier plankton blooms in marine ecosystems and earlier spring migrations of species ranging from squid to birds (SN: 3/8/03, p.
The stark facts presented in this atlas illustrate how the variety of biological life is shrinking.
But the latter refers to that abundance of life that transcends mere biological life and can be shared with others.
The new, new urbanism--the city as everywhere--leads to intrinsically unsustainable urban areas which nonetheless contain diverse biological life.
Beauchamp and Childress (1989) state, "Properties distributed by the lottery of social and biological life are not grounds for morally acceptable discrimination between persons if they are not the sorts of properties that people have a fair chance to acquire or overcome" (p.
But in reality, as the Daily News reported Friday, Clinton gave the speech in the Rose Garden of the White House in response to the discovery of a rock from Mars that appeared to contain evidence of biological life.
It is mentioned explicitly and alluded to in descriptions of concrete landscapes, Death in Dragojlovic's poetry represents not only the termination of biological life and the destruction of the immediate environment, but also an end to hopes, feelings, and unrealized aspirations.
Pressure BioSciences is focused on solving the problems inherent in biological sample preparation, a crucial laboratory step necessary in virtually all biological life sciences research.
Pressure BioSciences has developed and currently has 24 issued patents covering a novel, enabling technology platform that can accurately control the sample preparation process to assist scientists working in biological life sciences research.
The disaster will affect the equilibrium and biological life throughout the Black and Mediterranean seas.
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