life-affirming

adjective

Definition of life-affirming

: indicating that life has value : positive and optimistic Even though the heroine dies at the end, her struggle for a better world gives the movie a life-affirming message.

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“Life-affirming.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/life-affirming. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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