Definition of being
- a social movement that came into being in the 1960s
- artistic form comes into being only when two elements are successfully fused
- —Carlos Lynes
- sentient beings
- a mythical being
- a very sexual being
a social movement that was brought into being in the 1960s
I knew it was true in the core of my being.
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bird, body, character, creature, customer, devil, duck, egg, face, fish, guy, head, human, human being, individual, life, man, mortal, party, person, personage, scout, sort, soul, specimen, stiff, thing, wight;
son of man;
: a living thing
: the state of existing
: the most important or basic part of a person's mind or self
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