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Definition of Creature

Creature

  1. Anything created; anything not self-existent; especially, any being created with life; an animal; a man.
  2. A human being, in pity, contempt, or endearment; as, a poor creature; a pretty creature.
  3. A person who owes his rise and fortune to another; a servile dependent; an instrument; a tool.
  4. A general term among farmers for horses, oxen, etc.

Creature Quotations

T'was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
Clement Clarke Moore

Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
Karl Marx

The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
John Stuart Mill

The Vedanta recognizes no sin it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the Vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
Swami Vivekananda

Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.
Henry David Thoreau
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Creature Translations

creature in Dutch is wezen
creature in Latin is creatura
creature in Portuguese is criatura
creature in Spanish is criatura
creature in Swedish is varelse
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