Definition of loss of life
- loss of life at sea
- The accident caused enormous loss of life.
: destruction, ruin
: the act of losing possession : deprivation
: the harm or privation resulting from loss or separation
: 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
: of or relating to animate being
: using a living model
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