Definition Of yin

(in Chinese philosophy) the passive female principle of the universe, characterized as female and sustaining and associated with earth, dark, and cold.

Traditional Chinese philosophy embraced these as yin and yang, each of which contain the seed of the other.

Example Of yin

  • Almost every film made, anywhere in the world, follows the spirit of the yin and the yang.

  • Females are yin and males are yang, which means than women have a cool physical condition and men have a hot one.

  • He followed no strict religious beliefs, yet was quite a student of Lao Tsu and the philosophy of yin and yang.

  • I needed to balance my yin and yang energies - and, oh yes, get my adrenals working again.

  • In general, people have two types of physical condition: either the yin dominates or the yang does.


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