- Of, pertaining to, or endued with life; living; vital; essential.
- 1836, Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, Method of Spiritual Culture:
- 1887, Leader Scott, The Life of William Barnes: Poet and Philologist:
- 2010, Guy Albert Sadler, Outline for A Viable Techno Sphere:
- We are, in comparison, much as mischievous adolescents in their self-conscious age of realization (in their fresh sequence of lifely development) for, too, our species has been shunted through the prevailing pessimism and accomplished the seemingly impossible metamorphosis of our progenitor's obsession: to produce a better specimen in the unfolding continuance of the species.
- 2011, Artis Lee Howard, Driven Into the Game:
- 2012, Anna Sophia Karin Wettig, Facelifting Without Surgery:
- 2013, Davina Worton, Someday:
- “Apparently, when everyone reluctantly explained their various lifely circumstances, you made no comments whatsoever. Were you perhaps ashamed or disgusted by what you were told?” “Most certainly not!” indignantly assured Madavena. “Instead, I was overcome with surprised admiration! I suddenly realised that my seemingly ordinary family had experienced every lifely situation imaginable!
- (archaic) In a lifelike manner.
- 1826, George Lewis Smyth, The monuments and genii of st. Paul's cathedral and of Westminster abbey:
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lifely in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
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