Existential

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Origin

from late Latin existentialis, from existentia

Definitions

  • 1: Of, relating to, or dealing with existence.
  • 2: Based on experience; empirical.
  • 3: Of or as conceived by existentialism or existentialists: an existential moment of choice.
  • 4: Linguistics - Of or relating to a construction or part of a construction that indicates existence, as the words there is in the sentence There is a cat on the mat.
b: An existential word or construction.

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