subsistence
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /səbˈsɪstəns/
Noun

subsistence

  1. Real being; existence.
  2. The act of maintaining oneself at a minimum level.
  3. Inherency.
    the subsistence of qualities in bodies
  4. Something (food, water, money, etc.) that is required to stay alive.
  5. (theology) Embodiment or personification or hypostasis of an underlying principle or quality.
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