with every fiber of one's being

Definition of with every fiber of one's being

  1. :  with all of one's effort or desire She wanted to be a doctor with every fiber of her being. He fought with every fiber of his being for freedom.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  being each individual or part of a group without exception

    :  being each in a series or succession

    :  being all taken severally

  1. :  a thread or a structure or object resembling a thread: such as

    :  a slender root (as of a grass)

    :  an elongated tapering thick-walled plant cell void at maturity that imparts elasticity, flexibility, and tensile strength

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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