quality of life quality of life

Definition(s):

  • (n) your personal satisfaction (or dissatisfaction) with the cultural or intellectual conditions under which you live (as distinct from material comfort)

Usage(s):

  1. It's a response to the longer-term fact that too many people are missing out on a historic, century-long improvement in the quality of life.
  2. Pollution is ruining the quality of life in much of urban Asia.
  3. National income has been rising for the last 20 years, but measures of the quality of life have fallen.

News

  1. Boston hospital to offer hand transplants for kids

    A Boston hospital is starting the world's first hand transplant program for children, and doctors say it won't be long until face transplants and other radical operations to improve appearance and quality of life are offered to kids, too.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Authorities arrest 15 men for allegedly soliciting prostitutes in Lawrence

    In a "Quality of Life" crime string in downtown Lawrence, authorities arrested nearly 15 men for soliciting prostitutes, as well as 14 other individuals on drug, weapons, and stolen property charges.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: FOX 25 Boston

  3. Guest commentary: Another 'closing' in the City of Two Rivers

    The quality of life in any community is dependent upon many variables; fiscally sound employment and access to a variety of public community resources are but two.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

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