Lifestyle vs. Routine

Lifestyle vs. Routine — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Lifestyle and Routine

Lifestylenoun

A way of life or living of a person or group

an unconventional lifestyle.money needed to maintain one's lifestyle.

Routinenoun

A set of customary or unchanging and often mechanically performed activities or procedures

a routine of housework.

Lifestylenoun

A style of living that reflects the attitudes and values of a person or group.

Routinenoun

The practice of such activities or procedures

"Routine had caused stagnation" (Garry Wills).

Lifestylenoun

(marketing) The totality of the likes and dislikes of a particular section of the market, especially when expressed in terms of the products and services that they would buy; a marketing strategy based on the self-image of such a group.

Routinenoun

A scripted piece of entertainment, especially in a nightclub or theater

The audience laughed at the comedian's routine.
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Lifestylenoun

a manner of living that reflects the person's values and attitudes

Routinenoun

(Slang) A particular kind of behavior or activity

Must you go into your hurt routine when you don't get your way?.

Routinenoun

(Computers) A set of programming instructions designed to perform a specific limited task.

Routineadjective

In accord with established procedure

a routine check of passports.

Routineadjective

Habitual; regular

made his routine trip to the store.

Routineadjective

Having no special quality; ordinary

a routine day.
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Routinenoun

A course of action to be followed regularly; a standard procedure.

Routinenoun

A set of normal procedures, often performed mechanically.

Connie was completely robotic and emotionless by age 12; her entire life had become one big routine.

Routinenoun

A set piece of an entertainer's act.

stand-up comedy routine

Routinenoun

(computing) A set of instructions designed to perform a specific task; a subroutine.

Routineadjective

According to established procedure.

Routineadjective

Regular; habitual.

Routineadjective

Ordinary with nothing to distinguish it from all the others.

Routinenoun

an unvarying or habitual method of procedure

Routinenoun

a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program;

he did his act three times every eveningshe had a catchy little routineit was one of the best numbers he ever did

Routinenoun

a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program

Routineadjective

occurring at fixed times or predictable intervals;

made her routine trip to the store

Routineadjective

found in the ordinary course of events;

a placid everyday sceneit was a routine daythere's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute