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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
                    • Bacteria were grown in microaerophilia as previously described [ 16 ] in static conditions to an OD 600  = 0.2 prior to being added to macrophages at a MOI of 100:1.
                    • He was so intent on being a good bowler that, unsatisfied with the grip, he had his bowling ball redrilled.
                    • We don't often trump up products purely for the virtue of being "new".
                  2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                    • Being a dentist isn't so glamorous, but it pays the bills.
                    • 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
                    • 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?
                    • Reaching the level of akarma, the level of acting in spiritual consciousness, is the challenge for every human 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
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                      4. en beinghood
                      5. en beingless
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