loss of life

Definition of loss of life

  1. :  death :  incidences of people dying loss of life at sea The accident caused enormous loss of life.

Word by Word Definitions

lossplay
  1. :  destruction, ruin

    :  the act of losing possession :  deprivation

    :  the harm or privation resulting from loss or separation

lifeplay
  1. :  the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body

    :  a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings

    :  an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction

  1. :  of or relating to animate being

    :  lifelong

    :  using a living model


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