Meaning of EXISTENTIAL in English

EXISTENTIAL

1.

Existential means relating to human existence and experience. (FORMAL)

Existential questions requiring religious answers still persist.

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2.

You use ~ to describe fear, anxiety, and other feelings that are caused by thinking about human existence and death. (FORMAL)

‘What if there’s nothing left at all?’ he cries, lost in some intense ~ angst.

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