Definition of Beings

1. Noun. (plural of being) ¹



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Definition of Beings

1. being [n] - See also: being

Lexicographical Neighbors of Beings

beikost
beild
beilds
bein
bein'
being
being-for-itself
being-for-others
being-in-itself
being that
beinge
beinghood
beingless
beingly
beingness
beings (current term)
beinked
beinness
bejabbers
bejabers
bejade
bejaded
bejades
bejading
bejanked
bejanking
bejant
bejants
bejape
bejeaned

Literary usage of Beings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin (1909)
"CLASSIFICATION FROM the most remote period in the history of the world organic beings have been found to resemble each other in descending degrees, ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1848)
"XIII Lectures on the Physical Phenomena of Living beings. ... Living beings are endowed with the general properties of all natural bodies. ..."

3. Publications by Oriental Translation Fund (1843)
"... that the door of intercourse is closed between the beings In-low and ... and no intercourse is opened between the elemental and the heavenly beings, ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"From the moon's orbit to the sphere enclosing the world, extended the region of beings exempt from generation, change, and death, of perfect, divine beings, ..."

5. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"Sympathy with fellow beings. Such general comments on attention lead to the treatment of special cases. ... Sympathy extends far beyond one's fellow beings. ..."

6. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1890)
"... the forces of nature have given birth in the innumerable abodes of the sky to an infinite diversity of beings and substances. The forms of the beings of ..."

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