Definition of life-affirming in English:



  • Having an emotionally or spiritually uplifting effect.

    ‘meeting these people was a life-affirming experience’
    • ‘He's not grappling with issues of post-human technology, but his novels are profoundly life-affirming, especially as he grapples with issues of aging and disease.’
    • ‘If God directs us to ‘choose life,’ that implies that there is always a life-affirming option to choose.’
    • ‘The feast is an annual event that brings together hundreds of vegetarians and non-vegetarians to enjoy life-affirming food in a wonderful social setting.’
    • ‘This is hardly a life-affirming story in the ordinary sense of the term, but it does affirm something more important than life: the truth of the heart when it aspires to a happiness absolutely pure.’