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Synonyms of 'being'

(noun) 
Definition
a human being
beings from outer space
Synonyms
individual
the rights and responsibilities of the individual
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thing
The Earth is mainly made of iron and silicon and things like that.
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body (informal)
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animal
I was attacked by wild animals.
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creature
He is one of the most amiable creatures in existence.
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human being
not to hear a fellow human being's voice
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beast
the threats our ancestors faced from wild beasts
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mortal
impossible needs for any mere mortal to meet
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living thing
(noun) 
Definition
the state or fact of existing
the complex process by which the novel is brought into being
Synonyms
life
a newborn baby's first minutes of life
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Opposites
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nonexistence
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nonbeing
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nihility
(noun) 
Definition
essential nature
The music seemed to touch his very being.
Synonyms
soul
a tiny village of only 100 souls
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spirit
the real spirit of the revolutionary movement
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presence
His presence in the village could only stir up trouble.
the presence of a carcinogen in the water
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substance
The substance of his discussions doesn't really matter.
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essence
Some claim that Ireland's very essence is expressed through its language.
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organism
Not all chemicals present in living organisms are harmless.
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entity
the concept of the earth as a living entity

Additional synonyms

in the sense of animal
Definition
any living being with four legs
I was attacked by wild animals.
Synonyms
in the sense of beast
Definition
a large wild animal
the threats our ancestors faced from wild beasts
in the sense of body
Definition
a person

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The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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