Part of speech:
That which makes something what it is; intrinsic, fundamental nature or most important quality (of something); essential being
(Figuratively) A person who behaves wildly; a bestial, brutal, brutish, cruel, or inhuman person.
A person who is present, especially in an impressive way:
(Historical) a short early motion picture
Vivacity; brisk, lively quality
Something that actually exists regarded as a subject for an artist:
An animal other than a human, especially a large four-footed mammal.
Existence is defined as the state of being alive, present and real.
A human being; person thought of as descended from Adam
The pure, highly concentrated essence of a thing.
Reality is the quality of being real or true.
A supernatural being, either good or bad, to whom are attributed greater than human power, intelligence, etc.
A kind or sort:
The definition of a creature is a person, animal or other being, real, imaginary or mythical.
A living thing
One that exists independently
Anything created; esp., something original created by the imagination; invention, design, etc.
(Philos.) Abstract being; existence, in the most general sense
Something that exists as a particular and discrete unit:
Esse is defined as existence or essence.
The soft substance of the body (of a person or animal) between the skin and the bones; esp., the muscular tissue
Living is defined as the style or way a person lives their life.
The definition of matter is what something is made of, what all physical things are made of, or something important or a problem.
It is a way of organizing concepts, information, and ideas that is meant to be universal within the field, and allows for a common language to be spoken.
The definition of a present is a gift.
One's own person as distinct from all others
One haunting or possessing a person, house, etc., as a ghost, or thought of as inhabiting a certain region
Standing is defined as the condition of being upright, or having a good reputation.
(Philos.) The status of something that exists in itself as an individual whole
The definition of a thing is an object, an act, or a step.
Something that exists only in the mind or imagination
The condition of not existing
Something that is not alive.
Empty space; a void.
(Cinematography) An illusion produced by technical means (as in "special effect")
Realization is defined as the moment of understanding something, or when something planned finally happens.
A person or thing to which action, thought, or feeling is directed
Something is defined as a thing that is not entirely known, or an incredible person, place or thing.
Used in combination with mock Latin adjectives to indicate a type of person or to characterize humans generally, often for humorous effect:
A character in a literary work.
An individual life.
Significance or importance:
The fact or state of existing or of being actual
A material layer constituting such a boundary.
A worldly person
The definition of ad hoc is something that is or was done to address a certain purpose.
Of or relating to essence or the nature of being; ontological.
Of or relating to ontology.
A microscopic or minute organism, such as an amoeba or paramecium, usually considered to be an animal.
A dish made or served with this sauce, especially the breast and wing of chicken or other fowl.
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