of or relating to an activity that is passive and monotonous
"a dull vegetative lifestyle"
vegetal, vegetational, vegetative(adj)
composed of vegetation or plants
"regions rich in vegetal products"; "vegetational cover"; "the decaying vegetative layer covering a forest floor"
relating to involuntary bodily functions
"vegetative functions such as digestion or growth or circulation"
(of reproduction) characterized by asexual processes
Of, or relating to plants; especially to their growth.
Of, or relating to functions such as growth, nutrition and asexual reproduction rather than sexual reproduction.
Of a state of impaired brain function, where a person can respond to some stimuli but is incapable of voluntary acts.
growing, or having the power of growing, as plants; capable of vegetating
having the power to produce growth in plants; as, the vegetative properties of soil
having relation to growth or nutrition; partaking of simple growth and enlargement of the systems of nutrition, apart from the sensorial or distinctively animal functions; vegetal
Origin: [Cf. F. vgtatif.]
The numerical value of vegetative in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of vegetative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
She was put on a ventilator during that time. She was being fed with a tube and had been in a vegetative state for the past 42 years.
Virtuous people are simply those who have not been tempted sufficiently, because they live in a vegetative state, or because their purposes are so concentrated in one direction that they have not had the leisure to glance around them.
He will live in a vegetative state probably for five years until he dies from something else. Basically, we snuffed out potentially a 75-year-old perfectly normal life because of a false concern that vaccines would do harm, or in their misguided notion that somehow religion teaches us anything other than we should care for our children.
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