activity

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[ac·tiv·i·ty]

An activity is something you do, or just the state of doing. You might plan some indoor activities for a rainy day, or you might just rely on watching your gerbils' activity in their cage.

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The state or quality of being active; nimbleness; agility; vigorous action or operation; energy; active force; as, an increasing variety of human activities.

Noun
any specific activity; "they avoided all recreational activity"

Noun
the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically; "the level of activity declines with age"

Noun
an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"

Noun
a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"

Noun
the state of being active; "his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action"

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(chemistry) the capacity of a substance to take part in a chemical reaction; "catalytic activity"


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The state or quality of being active; nimbleness; agility; vigorous action or operation; energy; active force; as, an increasing variety of human activities.


Activity

Ac*tiv"i*ty , n.; pl. Activities . [Cf. F. activit'82, LL. activitas.] The state or quality of being active; nimbleness; agility; vigorous action or operation; energy; active force; as, an increasing variety of human activities. "The activity of toil." Palfrey. Syn. -- Liveliness; briskness; quickness.

The state or quality of being active; nimbleness; agility; vigorous action or operation; energy; active force; as, an increasing variety of human activities.

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Usage Examples

Human beings do not live in the objective world alone, nor alone in the world of social activity as ordinarily understood, but are very much at the mercy of the particular language which has become the medium of expression for their society.

But I absolutely believe that architecture is a social activity that has to do with some sort of communication or places of interaction, and that to change the environment is to change behaviour.

For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication.

A rise in the level of saving can reduce aggregate activity temporarily but only a sustained high level of saving makes it possible to have the sustained high level of business investment that contributes to the long-run growth of output.

And once you get instantaneous communication with everybody, you have economic activity that's far more advanced, far more liquid, far more distributed than ever before.

Environmental quality was drastically improved while economic activity grew by the simple expedient of removing lead from gasoline - which prevented it from entering the environment.

Fundamental ideas are not a consequence of experience, but a result of the particular constitution and activity of the mind, which is independent of all experience in its origin, though constantly combined with experience in its exercise.

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Other Usage Examples

Civilization is the order and freedom is promoting cultural activity.

Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity.

I am a particular fan of integrative exercise - that is, exercise that occurs in the course of doing some productive activity such as gardening, bicycling to work, doing home improvement projects and so on.

Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage.

Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.

Creative activity could be described as a type of learning process where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.

Human nature is evil, and goodness is caused by intentional activity.

A society in which there are high levels of voluntary activity will simply be a better, happier place than one where there are not.

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