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Definition of Precious

Precious

  1. Particular; fastidious; overnice; overrefined. Cf. Precieuse, Preciosity.
  2. Of great price; costly; as, a precious stone.
  3. Of great value or worth; very valuable; highly esteemed; dear; beloved; as, precious recollections.
  4. Particular; fastidious; overnice.

Precious Quotations

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.
Marcus Aurelius

Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself.
Walter Anderson

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
John Lennon

My favorite things in life don't cost any money. It's really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.
Steve Jobs

In some parts of the world, students are going to school every day. It's their normal life. But in other part of the world, we are starving for education... it's like a precious gift. It's like a diamond.
Malala Yousafzai
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Precious Translations

precious in Dutch is zeldzaam
precious in German is kostbar
precious in Italian is prezioso
precious in Portuguese is completamente
precious in Spanish is precioso, valioso