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being meaning

EN[ˈbiːɪŋ]
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WBeing
  • Being is an extremely broad concept encompassing objective and subjective features of reality and ex
  • As an example of efforts in recent times,
  • By contrast,
  • ^ Heidegger, Sein und Zeit, p. 27: "this entity which each of us is himself ...
being
  • NounPLbeingsSUF-ing
    1. A living creature.
      1. The state or fact of existence, consciousness, or life, or something in such a state.
        1. (philosophy) That which has actuality (materially or in concept).
          1. (philosophy) One's basic nature, or the qualities thereof; essence or personality.
            1. OBS An abode; a cottage.
            2. Verb
              1. present participle of be.
              2. Conjunction
                1. OBS Given that; since.
                2. More Examples
                  1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                    • More to the point: In Hollywood techspeak, a “gobo” (one b) is a small disc placed directly between a key light and the actor being illuminated, so as to diffuse the glare.
                    • Segregationalism is being much carried out. Patient having passed through pneumonic deliriums, is now comatic and in articulo mortis.
                    • Here, student, some man or woman kills living beings and is murderous, bloody-handed, given to blows and violence, merciless to living beings.
                  2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                    • Being so lighthanded the vessel could not be properly managed and could carry but little sail, consequently her progress was but slow.
                    • Being one of the most southerly parts of the UK, the Isle of Wight has a milder subclimate than most other areas.
                    • Being of an uneven temperent he was free with his disfavours.
                  3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                    • People believed that the werewolves, or werehyenas, which they called buda, were too strong in those places to permit safe habitation by human beings.
                    • Can we conceive a body of men, engifted with a mightier privilege than that of being salvation to hundreds of thousands of crushed and trampled human beings?
                    • Sociologists would like to study how this phenomenon came into being.

                Meaning of being for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "being" is a conjunction. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
                • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                  1. Conjunctions
                    • Nouns
                      • Countable nouns
                      • Verbs
                        • Verb forms
                          • Participles
                            • Present participles
                      Difficultness: Level 1
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                      Definiteness: Level 9
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