life experience


: experience and knowledge gained through living

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But your life experience has heft that cannot be bought. Jamie Smith Hopkins, USA TODAY, 16 May 2023 Faith Pinho: Matt’s life experience was totally different than any of the men in her family. The Foretold Team, Los Angeles Times, 9 May 2023 Fay wrote her debut novel after decades as a food writer and avid home chef, and the book joyfully bursts with her life experience. The Week Staff, The Week, 8 May 2023 Reading that book patiently and with more life experience under one’s belt is an entirely different experience than blasting through it in a week for a college literature class. New York Times, 13 Apr. 2023 But while there's diversity of life experience here between the three of you, there's not a lot of geographic diversity. NBC News, 4 Dec. 2022 What life experience or realization inspired you to write this book? Lynnette Nicholas, Essence, 25 Oct. 2022 His writing is infused with a sense of reflective wisdom that can only be fully realized through life experience and significant amounts of inner work, both of which serve as tent poles to his narrative. Jonah Bayer, SPIN, 12 Sep. 2022 Of the family, Kourtney said her own life experience — with a blended family from Kris Jenner and Caitlyn Jenner — has influenced their parenting. Kelly Wynne, Peoplemag, 12 Sep. 2022 See More

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“Life experience.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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