alive now [≠ dead]:
He's one of the greatest living composers.
The sun affects all living things (=people, animals, and plants).
a living language (=one that people still use)
if someone is living proof of a particular fact, they are a good example of how true it is
living proof (that)
I'm living proof that you don't need a college degree to be successful.
living proof of
the living proof of government economic incompetence
during the time that anyone can remember:
It was the worst storm in living memory.
a life that is so unpleasant that it seems better to be dead
a very unpleasant situation that makes you suffer for a long time:
These past few days have been a living hell.
someone who is famous for being extremely good at something, and who still does that activity:
His music has made him a living legend.