quality of life

Definition of quality of life

  1. :  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

  1. :  peculiar and essential character :  nature

    :  an inherent feature :  property

    :  capacity, role

  1. :  being of high quality

  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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