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existential

ex·is·ten·tial

existential

 
pronunciation:
ek sih sten shl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or concerning existence, esp. human existence.
The philosophers pondered the human being's place in the universe, the purpose of life, and other existential questions.
definition 2: of, concerning, or based on objective experience.
definition 3: as conceived of by existentialists, or relating to or forming part of existentialism.
an existential point of decisionan existential moment when a choice must be made
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derivation: existentially (adv.)