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Ways of life - thesaurus

Synonyms

life

noun

your particular way of living and the experiences that you have

lifestyle

noun

the type of life that you have, for example the type of job or house you have or the type of activity you like doing

existence

noun

the way that someone lives their life, especially when their life is difficult

way of life

noun

a typical way in which a person or group lives

the simple life

a way of living without all the possessions and worries of modern life

the high life

noun

informal a style of living that includes spending a lot of money on expensive things, going to exciting parties, and travelling

counterculture

noun

a way of life and set of attitudes that is deliberately different from the main culture in society

Nineteen Eighty Four

a society in which the government controls everything, even people’s behaviour

living standards

noun

the way in which people live, for example how comfortable their houses are or how much money they have to spend on food and clothes

modus vivendi

noun

formal an arrangement that helps people who have very different opinions to live or work together

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commensalism

noun

a situation in which two species live together in a way that is helpful to one species and not harmful to the other

the fast lane

the exciting busy way of life that a successful person has

flat share

noun

British a situation in which two or more people share a flat

flower power

noun

the idea that war is wrong, that love is important, and that money and possessions are not important. This word was used especially about the ideas of hippies in the 1960s and 1970s.

go native

to start living like local people when you are in another country. This phrase shows that you do not approve of this behaviour, or think that it is funny.

how the other half lives

the way that people who are much richer or poorer than you spend their lives

lifestyle

noun

relating to your lifestyle

living

noun

a particular type of life

standard of living

noun

the type of life that a person or society has according to the amount of money that they have

suburbia

noun

suburbs in general, the people who live in them, or their way of life

symbiosis

noun

biology a close connection between two different living creatures from which both usually get benefits

work-life balance

noun

the relationship between the amount of time and effort that someone gives to work and the amount that they give to other aspects of life, such as their family

world

noun

used about the particular type of place or situation in which someone lives or works

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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