Definition of state of life in English:

state of life


  • (in religious contexts) a person's occupation, calling, or status.

    ‘the faith of all men in whatever state of life’
    • ‘Those that bear the nature of the flesh are in a state of death, while those that bear the nature of the Spirit are in a state of life.’
    • ‘Others, particularly in the modern period, have envisioned their heavenly reward as a state of life after death in heaven with God.’
    • ‘As Catholics, we finally believe that our story is part of God's story, and therefore reject the notion that any human form or state of life is useless.’