Alife vs Alief - What's the difference?

alife | alief |


As nouns the difference between alife and alief

is that alife is (artificial life) while alief is (philosophy|psychology) a primitive, subconscious belieflike attitude which may contradict one's conscious beliefs.

alife

English

Etymology 1

Compare (lief) dear.

Adverb

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  • (obsolete) On one's life; dearly.
  • I love that sport alife . — Beaumont and Fletcher.

    Etymology 2

    Noun

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  • References

    (Webster 1913)

    alief

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (philosophy, psychology) A primitive, subconscious belieflike attitude which may contradict one's conscious beliefs.
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