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Organic meaning

organic - 11 dictionary results

  1. 1. involving or affecting physiology or bodily organs; " an organic disease"
  2. 2. simple and healthful and close to nature; " an organic lifestyle"
  3. 3. relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis; " hydrocarbons are organic compounds"
  4. 4. of or relating to foodstuff grown or raised without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides or hormones; " organic eggs"; " organic vegetables"; " organic chicken"
  5. 5. of or relating to or derived from living organisms; " organic soil"
  6. 6. Of or pertaining to an organ or its functions, or to objects composed of organs; consisting of organs, or containing them; as, the organic structure of animals and plants; exhibiting characters peculiar to living organisms; as, organic bodies, organic life, organic remains. Cf. Inorganic.
  7. 7. Produced by the organs; as, organic pleasure.
  8. 8. Instrumental; acting as instruments of nature or of art to a certain destined function or end.
  9. 9. Forming a whole composed of organs. Hence: Of or pertaining to a system of organs; inherent in, or resulting from, a certain organization; as, an organic government; his love of truth was not inculcated, but organic.
  10. 10. Pertaining to, or denoting, any one of the large series of substances which, in nature or origin, are connected with vital processes, and include many substances of artificial production which may or may not occur in animals or plants; -- contrasted with inorganic.
  11. 11. Containing, or pertaining to, organs; derived from animals or vegetables; pertaining to construction.

organic - examples of usage

  1. No one but a fanatic could claim that " Sordello" is a success as an organic work of art.
  2. But the logic by which this supposed organic nature of the world is nominally demonstrated appears to realists, as it does to me, to be faulty.
  3. The hypothesis of mental continuity throughout organic evolution may be used in two different ways.
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