Definitions change often…
Depending where you are, then the word easily becomes the opposite, or slanted to a cultural or regional meaning. I have a moment to be with my only grandchild this morning, precious little girl, precious little time…
Take that word precious for a moment..
You want to apply value to something, or note that it is rare, and you pick that word… Precious.
(of an object, substance, or resource) of great value; not to be wasted or treated carelessly:
Not to be wasted or treated carelessly… I never want to take lightly my time with those that are important to me. People, places or things… Soak up the experience… Enjoy it. Appreciate it. While it is available to you.
Take a personal challenge today to note the rarity and value of people, places and things around you…. Valuable. Rare. Precious