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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
                    • If you folks can't take being laughed at, you've really got to lighten up. I find you and Monica funny. It's all SRS BSNS for you. It's life-or-death-every-second-of-every-day.
                    • Finally, optic aphasics are usually described as being unimpaired in everyday life, whereas agnosies are often noticeably handicapped by their inability to recognize objects, people, and locales.
                    • I advocate being a deliberational causal decision theorist.
                  2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                    • Being a dentist isn't so glamorous, but it pays the bills.
                    • Being of an uneven temperent he was free with his disfavours.
                    • Being so lighthanded the vessel could not be properly managed and could carry but little sail, consequently her progress was but slow.
                  3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                    • I think I will ignore the problem for the time being.
                    • 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?
                    • People believed that the werewolves, or werehyenas, which they called buda, were too strong in those places to permit safe habitation by human beings.

                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
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