Meaning of EXISTENTIAL in English

EXISTENTIAL

/ ˌegzɪˈstenʃəl; NAmE / adjective [ only before noun ]

1.

( formal ) connected with human existence

2.

( philosophy ) connected with the theory of existentialism

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WORD ORIGIN

late 17th cent.: from late Latin existentialis , from existentia , from Latin exsistere come into being, from ex- out + sistere take a stand.

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