Definition of life-giving in English:

life-giving

adjective

  • Sustaining or revitalizing life.

    ‘the life-giving water of baptism’
    • ‘This is where it would come in handy if life were like a video game and I could just power-up or find some bottles of life-giving potion under a tree.’
    • ‘Wine and life-giving waters were on equal footing in Egyptian culture, and they also shared a duality in both myth and in fact.’
    • ‘The pure, life-giving water was dying, crushed under the weight of more and more rubble falling in, inflicting endless wounds.’
    • ‘Saying that water is best among all food articles, he adds that pure water is life-giving and always helpful to human body.’
    • ‘They see water as life-giving and as the source of all beginnings, irrespective of differences.’
    • ‘Its orbit and atmosphere were that of Earth but most importantly it was abundant with the life-giving source of water.’
    • ‘Such frameworks provide for water allocations of these life-giving and scarce resources through peaceful means.’
    • ‘How can such preaching be as tangible as the taste of bread in our mouths, as life-giving as water on our foreheads?’
    • ‘Their arms stretch out and welcome the life-giving rain.’
    • ‘Traditionally, the ‘feminine’ has been the nurturer, fertile and life-giving.’
    • ‘Surely, by working together, we can harness its life-giving potential.’
    • ‘And we are especially forgetful when it comes to whether and how we as a society might repay that vital and life-giving assistance.’
    • ‘It doesn't seem to be alcohol that is the important factor, but the life-giving nutrients buried within the grapes that make wine.’
    • ‘On the contrary: genuine friendships cannot be based on a lie; they can thrive only on the life-giving soil of openness to one another.’
    • ‘A momentary romance, that quick magic, the wisp of a mystery, the deluge of life-giving water - this is the stuff of the monsoon.’
    • ‘While there is no alternative to life-giving water, there are many alternatives to hydroelectricity.’
    • ‘He knows that I thirst for adventure more than the life-giving water.’
    • ‘His eye was in harmony with his hand when he wrote, restoring to objects the life-giving essences of their time, place, and maker.’
    • ‘An ‘impact winter’ would follow in which the Sun's life-giving light would be blotted out for years by the debris thrown up by the explosion.’
    • ‘All are programmed to make fairly random movements to start with, in response to the obstacles, rival robots and pools of life-giving light they detect.’
    vitalizing, animating, vivifying, energizing, invigorating, enlivening, stimulating
    life-preserving, life-sustaining
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Pronunciation:

life-giving

/ˈlīf ˌɡiviNG/