variety is the spice of life

Definition of variety is the spice of life

  1. —used to say that life is more interesting and enjoyable when it includes many different things

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the quality or state of having different forms or types :  multifariousness

    :  a number or collection of different things especially of a particular class :  assortment

    :  something differing from others of the same general kind :  sort

  1. :  any of various aromatic vegetable products (as pepper or nutmeg) used to season or flavor foods

    :  a small portion, quantity, or admixture :  dash

    :  something that gives zest or relish

  1. :  to season with spices

    :  to add zest or relish to

  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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