zest for life

Definition of zest for life

:a feeling of enjoyment and enthusiasm for life

Word by Word Definitions

zest play
  1. : a piece of the peel of a citrus fruit (such as an orange or lemon) used as flavoring

  2. : an enjoyably exciting quality : piquancy

  3. : keen enjoyment : relish, gusto

life play
  1. : the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body

  2. : a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings

  3. : an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction

  1. : of or relating to animate being

  2. : lifelong

  3. : using a living model


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