being

[bee-ing]

noun

conjunction

Nonstandard. since; because; considering that (often followed by as, as how, or that): Being it's midnight, let's go home. Being as how you cooked supper, I'll do the dishes.

Origin of being

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at be, -ing1
Related formsnon·be·ing, noun, adjectivesu·per·be·ing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for superbeing

being

noun

the state or fact of existing; existence
essential nature; selfshe put her whole being into the part
something that exists or is thought to exist, esp something that cannot be assigned to any categorya being from outer space
a person; human being
(in the philosophy of Aristotle) actualityCompare becoming (def. 3)
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Word Origin and History for superbeing

being

n.

c.1300, "condition, state, circumstances; presence, fact of existing," early 14c., existence," from be + -ing. Sense of "that which physically exists, person or thing" (e.g. human being) is from late 14c.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Idioms and Phrases with superbeing

being

see for the moment (time being); other things being equal.

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