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Definition of the noun aliveness

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noun - plural: alivenesses

  1. the condition of living or the state of being alive
  2. the property of being animated; having animal life as distinguished from plant life

Alternative definition of the noun aliveness


  1. The state of being alive; exuberance, intensity.


Aliveness, also referred to as Alive training describes martial arts training methods that are spontaneous, non-scripted, and dynamic. Alive training is performed with the intent to challenge or defeat rather than to demonstrate. Aliveness has also been defined in relation to martial arts techniques as an evaluation of combat effectiveness.

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Google previewThe Creative Imperative (1986)

Human Growth and Planetary Evolution by Charles M. Johnston

While for some kinds of questions this is a close enough approximation of reality, for others, aliveness is a meaningful referent only if we carefully distinguish its different kinds, qualities and domains. None the less, the exercise is significant.

Google previewArtful Leadership (2006)

Awakening the Commons of the Imagination by Michael Jones

This search for aliveness is the one thing that may reverse the effects of the loss of the commons. It helps ...

Google previewSee Me Naked (2011)

Stories of Sexual Exile in American Christianity by Amy Frykholm

Aliveness is a process and not a destination, so we must respond with compassion to ourselves and each other as we encounter blindness and numbness, when our old habits sneak up on us and change into evermore compelling illusions.

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

snappy, strong, whippy; 7 cutting, glowing, springy; 8 animated, bustling, incisive, piercing, rattling, spanking, spirited; 9 resilient, sparkling, vivacious liven: 7 animate, enliven, liven up; 10 invigorate liveness: 9 aliveness; 11 animateness ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Phenomenology (2013)

Such phenomena are, for instance, spatiality, temporality, materiality, relationality , thingness, aliveness, the divine, or the absolute. Methods, observations, and definitions, says Scheler, presuppose that which is to be found or clarified by them.

Google previewEncyclopedia of British Poetry (2015)

by Robert R. Watson

Thepoem's superficial qualities make Cornford appear a comfortably middleclass prefeminist poet: the polite andselfeffacing diction; thestability and comfort of rhyme; the"poetic feel"ofsuch a synecdoche as brow; the happy aliveness ofbabies; ...

Google previewDictionary of Psychopathology (2012)

by Henry Kellerman

True and false self—Winnicott conceptualized the true self and the “inherited potential” of sensory motor aliveness, which continues to be expressed and evolves with the responsive environment.

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

alikeness aliveness allusiveness almightiness aloneness aloofness alumnus amateurishness ambidextrous ambiguous ambiguousness ambitious ambitiousness amiableness amicableness amorous amorousness amorphous Amos ...

Google previewTarot Dictionary and Compendium (1995)

by Jana Riley

Passion, Awareness, Aliveness. A symbol that you are presently expressing your full creativity and strength and have a strong faith and trust in your abilities. Cowie—Strength to Overcome. Relying on spiritual powers in order to handle the ...

Google previewThe Aphrodisiac Encyclopaedia (2012)

A Compendium of Culinary Come-ons by Mark Douglas Hill

Aliveness is imperative.

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Scrabble value of A1L1I1V4E1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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