aliveness
aliveness aliveness n. 1. the condition of living or the state of being alive.

Syn: animation, life, living [WordNet 1.5]

2. having animal life as distinguished from plant life. full of life

Syn: animateness, liveness [WordNet 1.5] ||


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  • aliveness — alive ► ADJECTIVE 1) living; not dead. 2) continuing in existence or use. 3) alert and active. 4) having interest and meaning. 5) (alive with) swarming or teeming with. DERIVATIVES aliveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • aliveness — noun see alive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aliveness — See alive. * * * …   Universalium

  • aliveness — noun /əˈlaɪvnəs/ The state of being alive; exuberance, intensity …   Wiktionary

  • aliveness — n. state of being alive …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aliveness — alive·ness …   English syllables

  • aliveness — noun 1. 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 • Syn: ↑animation, ↑life, ↑living • Derivationally related forms: ↑alive, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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