Thesaurus

life

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of life

  1. 1 a history of a person's life a renowned historian who has written lives of several early presidents Synonyms of life bio, biography, memoirWords Related to life autobiography; hagiography; psychobiography; pathography, tell-all; chronicle, history, past, story; obituary; character sketch, profile

  2. 2 a member of the human race an appalling number of lives were lost in the war Synonyms of life baby, being, bird, bod [British], body, character, cookie (or cooky), creature, customer, devil, duck, egg, face, fish, guy, head, human being, individual, human, man, mortal, party, person, personage, scout, slob, sort, soul, specimen, stiff, thing, wightWords Related to life hominid, homo, humanoid; brother, fellow, fellowman, neighbor; celebrity, personality, self, somebodyNear Antonyms of life animal, beast, beastie, brute, critter

  3. 3 active strength of body or mind even though he's 86 years old, he still shows a lot of life Synonyms of life beans, bounce, brio, dash, drive, dynamism, energy, esprit, gas, get-up-and-go, ginger, go, gusto, hardihood, juice, vigor, moxie, oomph, pep, punch, sap, snap, starch, verve, vim, vinegar, vitality, zing, zipWords Related to life animal spirits, animation, briskness, jauntiness, liveliness, snappiness, spirit, spiritedness, sprightliness, spunk, spunkiness, vibrance, vibrancy, vivaciousness, vivacity; ardor, élan, fervor, fire, passion, zeal; main, metal, mettle, might, muscle, potency, power, puissance, stamina, strength; brawniness, fitness, hardiness, huskiness, sturdiness, virility; health, healthiness, soundness, verdure, wellnessNear Antonyms of life indolence, laziness; debilitation, debility, delicacy, disablement, enfeeblement, faintness, feebleness, frailness, frailty, impotence, impotency, infirmity, powerlessness, puniness, slightness, softness, tenderness, weakness; enervation, exhaustion, inanition, prostrationAntonyms of life lethargy, listlessness, sluggishness, torpidity

  4. 4 the period during which something exists, lasts, or is in progress the Egyptian civilization had an extremely long life Synonyms of life continuance, date, duration, life span, lifetime, run, standing, timeWords Related to life spell, stretch; span, tenure, term; hitch, tour, turn; half-life; age, longevity

  5. 5 the way people live at a particular time and place frontier life must have been rugged, exciting, challenging, and more than a little dangerous Synonyms of life culture, civilization, lifestyle, societyWords Related to life customs, manners, mores, values; folklore, heritage, legacy, tradition; subculture, subsociety



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