necessity of life

Definition of necessity of life

  1. :  a thing that a person must have in order to survive Many families cannot even afford the basic/bare necessities of life.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the quality or state of being necessary

    :  pressure of circumstance

    :  physical or moral compulsion

  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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