Meaning of EXISTENTIAL in English

EXISTENTIAL

adj.

Pronunciation: ˌ eg-( ˌ )zis- ' ten(t)-sh ə l, ˌ ek-( ˌ )sis-

Function: adjective

Date: 1693

1 : of, relating to, or affirming existence < existential propositions>

2 a : grounded in existence or the experience of existence : EMPIRICAL b : having being in time and space

3 [translation of Danish eksistentiel & German existential ] : EXISTENTIALIST

– ex · is · ten · tial · ly adverb

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