quality of life
Definition of quality of life
: how good or bad a person's life is The drug is used to improve the quality of life for patients who have chronic illnesses.
Word by Word Definitions
: peculiar and essential character : nature
: an inherent feature : property
: capacity, role
: being of high quality
: 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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