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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
                    • When we oscillate between being for God and not for God we become unstable. James 4:8 tells us to purify our hearts when we are doubleminded.
                    • His life was left hanging in the balance after being shot in the side.
                    • 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?
                  2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                    • Being of an uneven temperent he was free with his disfavours.
                    • Being one of the most southerly parts of the UK, the Isle of Wight has a milder subclimate than most other areas.
                    • 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?
                    • 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
                      Difficultness: Level 1
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                      Definiteness: Level 9
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