1. belonging

noun. ['bɪˈlɔŋɪŋ'] happiness felt in a secure relationship.


  • intimacy
  • comfortableness
  • happiness


  • generosity
  • farness
  • openness
  • sociability

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Rhymes with Belonging

  • prolonging

Sentences with belonging

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Of major importance in lowland rain forests are trees belonging to the family Dipterocarpaceae, an important pan-tropical group.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The neighbor without the car has been influenced by advertising and feels the loss of belonging.

Quotes about belonging

1. I spent a lot of years trying to outrun or outsmart vulnerability by making things certain and definite, black and white, good and bad. My inability to lean into the discomfort of vulnerability limited the fullness of those important experiences that are wrought with uncertainty: Love, belonging, trust, joy, and creativity to name a few.
- Brene Brown

2. My identity was a big issue when I was a teenager, and I had a lot of questions, like: 'Who am I?' 'Who do I belong to?' But when I was still quite young, I decided that belonging is a tough process in life, and I'd better say I belonged to myself and the world rather than belonging to one nationality or another.
- Hiam Abbass

3. You're imperfect, and you're wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.
- Brene Brown