lifesome etymology

English word lifesome comes from English -some, English life

Detailed word origin of lifesome

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-some English (eng) Characterized by some specific condition or quality. Used to form a word indicating a group with a certain small number of members A body A chromosome.
life English (eng) (biology) A status possessed by any of a number of entities, including animals, plants, fungi, bacteria, and sometimes viruses, which have the properties of replication and metabolism.. (colloquial) A life sentence; a term of imprisonment of a convict until his or her death.. (countable) The fact of a particular individual being alive; a living individual.. (informal) Social life.. [...]
lifesome English (eng) (poetic, obsolete) animated; gay; lively; sprightly.

Words with the same origin as lifesome

Descendants of -some
awesome awesomely awesomeness bothersome burdensome clawsome cumbersome dumb sauce fearsome floatsome foursome leafsome lonesome meddlesome ogglesome oxysome pitysome quarrelsome selfsome tiresome troublesome wandersome wearisome worrisome
Descendants of life
enliven enlivenment lifie nelly short-lived