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  1. clinging

    Upādāna is a Sanskrit and Pali word that means "fuel, material cause, substrate that is the source and means for keeping an active process energized". It is also an important Buddhist concept referring to "attachment, clinging, grasping". It is considered to be the result of taṇhā (craving), and is part of the dukkha (dissatisfaction, suffering, pain) doctrine in Buddhism.

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  1. Clinging

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clinging in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clinging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of clinging in a Sentence

  1. Arseny Yatseniuk:

    You have full constitutional right to vote on the question of dismissing Ukraine's cabinet. Put it to the vote. I'll accept the decision of the Ukrainian parliament. I'm not clinging to this chair.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    But the reason I bring this up now is to underscore fact this is going to be an enormous generational challenge, there are going to be people constantly pushing back and making sure we keep clinging to old dirty fuels and a carbon-emitting economic strategy that we need to be moving away from.

  3. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall:

    On December 22, 1991, Bill Lynn was wrapping Christmas gifts for Bill Lynn grandchildren when Bill Lynn was ambushed outside Bill Lynn home, slashed and stabbed with a sword dozens of times, bill Lynn killer has dodged his death sentence for the better part of three decades by employing much the same strategy he has pursued tonight -- desperately clinging to legal maneuverings to avoid facing the consequences of his heinous crime.

  4. Josh Haner:

    I flew a drone above the island showing just how precarious its location is : Homes clinging to the edge of an eroding coastline as unrelenting waves chisel away at what remains, after I saw what was happening on Ejit, I realized that climate change is not something nebulous that will only start affecting us in the future, but rather something happening right now. Residents are being forced to make the most difficult decision : Do they stay and build sea walls to buy some more time, or do they relocate ?

  5. Nicolas Sarkozy:

    All this violence and barbarism has paralyzed the French left since January 2015, it has lost its bearings and is clinging to a mindset that is out of touch with reality.

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