happiness felt in a secure relationship
"with his classmates he felt a sense of belonging"
The action of the verb to belong.
(almost always used in the plural) Something physical that is owned.
Make sure you take all your belongings when you leave.
that which belongs to one; that which pertains to one; hence, goods or effects
that which is connected with a principal or greater thing; an appendage; an appurtenance
family; relations; household
Belonging is an English-language Welsh television drama series, produced by BBC Wales and broadcast on BBC One Wales. The programme revolved around the lives of the Lewis family, and their various trials and tribulations in the changing environment of their South Wales town Bryncoed and modern Wales. The programme began in 1999, and its ninth and final series started in April 2008 and ended in June. A one-off ten-year anniversary special was broadcast on 16 April 2009, centring around a reunion of the Lewis family.
To belong to a person, people or group.
The teacher said it was belonging to the young boy who was so focused on his work.Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020
To feel a sense of community, purpose and unity.
To have a sense of belonging every day changes our outlook and attitude on life.Submitted by MaryC on July 2, 2020
The numerical value of belonging in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of belonging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of belonging in a Sentence
It's like' well I'm home, I know where to go, I know what's over here', it was a feeling of belonging, but it was also wonder, awe, excitement, adventure.
A sense of belonging is a sine qua non of healthy psychological functioning everywhere. Such a sense, beginning in infancy and continuing throughout life, comes about by experiencing mutual empathy; by sensing oneself as part of a whole, which recognizes and accepts that one is a member.
We are aware of the recent incident involving MPD officers responding to an audible residential burglary alarm and while at this call an MPD officer discharged their firearm, striking two dogs belonging to the homeowner, anytime an officer discharges their firearm in the line of duty there is an investigation. We are in the process of reviewing the video posted online, as well as the officer’s body camera video.
I have spent my life trying to create truly global shade palettes because I know what its like to be with a person who has finally found their exact match. They feel included and recognized, and I am hoping every child who uses these crayons and finds their shade will have that feeling, with the world growing more diverse than ever before, Crayola hopes our new Colors of the World crayons will increase representation and foster a greater sense of belonging and acceptance.
The power of the state to impose restraints and burdens upon persons and property in conservation and promotion of the public health, good order, and prosperity is a power originally and always belonging to the states, not surrendered to them by the general government, nor directly restrained by the constitution of the United States, and essentially exclusive.
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