Entry from British & World English dictionary
Having an emotionally or spiritually uplifting effect: meeting these people was a life-affirming experience
More example sentences
- If God directs us to ‘choose life,’ that implies that there is always a life-affirming option to choose.
- 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.
- 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.
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