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being meaning

EN[ˈbiːɪŋ]
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  • Being is an extremely broad concept encompassing objective and subjective features of reality and existence. As an example of efforts in recent times, By contrast, in mainstream Analytical philosophy the topic is more confined to abstract investigation,
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  • NounPLbeingsSUF-ing
    1. A living creature.
      1. The state or fact of existence, consciousness, or life, or something in such a state.
        1. (philosophy) That which has actuality (materially or in concept).
          1. (philosophy) One's basic nature, or the qualities thereof; essence or personality.
            1. OBS An abode; a cottage.
            2. Verb
              1. present participle of be.
              2. Conjunction
                1. OBS Given that; since.
                2. More Examples
                  1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                    • "I thought the people we'd be arguing with are the people who believe psychiatric illness doesn't exist" or those who believe children are being overmedicated, he said.
                    • Yesterday spears were the weapon of choice in the North Rift; today they are being replaced by the Kalashnikov and rocket-fired grenade.
                    • Fire trucks were parked everywhere: a new arrival was being carefully backed around the stacked pallets to add some new waterpower.
                  2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                    • Being so lighthanded the vessel could not be properly managed and could carry but little sail, consequently her progress was but slow.
                    • Being a dentist isn't so glamorous, but it pays the bills.
                    • Being of an uneven temperent he was free with his disfavours.
                  3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                    • Reaching the level of akarma, the level of acting in spiritual consciousness, is the challenge for every human being.
                    • It seems that these S-E-A-Values are all about what ethnologists call the Umwelt — the area of alarm around members of the brute creation, such as human beings.
                    • People believed that the werewolves, or werehyenas, which they called buda, were too strong in those places to permit safe habitation by human beings.

                Meaning of being for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "being" is a conjunction. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
                • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                  1. Conjunctions
                    • Nouns
                      • Countable nouns
                      • Verbs
                        • Verb forms
                          • Participles
                            • Present participles
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