[ig-zis-tuh ns] /ɪgˈzɪs təns/
the state or fact of ; being.
continuance in being or life; life:
a struggle for existence.
mode of :
They were working for a better existence.
all that :
Existence shows a universal order.
something that ; entity; being.
the fact or state of existing; being
the continuance or maintenance of life; living, esp in adverse circumstances: a struggle for existence, she has a wretched existence
something that exists; a being or entity
everything that exists, esp that is living
late 14c., “reality,” from Old French existence, from Medieval Latin existentia/exsistentia, from existentem/exsistentem (nominative existens/exsistens) “existent,” present participle of Latin existere/exsistere “stand forth, appear,” and, as a secondary meaning, “exist, be;” from ex- “forth” (see ex-) + sistere “cause to stand” (see assist).
noun, Mathematics. 1. any theorem that asserts the existence of some specified mathematical object.
[ig-zis-tuh nt] /ɪgˈzɪs tənt/ adjective 1. ; having . 2. now . noun 3. a person or thing that . /ɪɡˈzɪstənt/ adjective 1. in existence; extant; current 2. having existence; living noun 3. a person or a thing that exists adj. 1560s, a back-formation from existence, or else from Latin existentem/exsistentem (nominative existens/exsistens), present participle […]
[eg-zi-sten-shuh l, ek-si-] /ˌɛg zɪˈstɛn ʃəl, ˌɛk sɪ-/ adjective 1. pertaining to . 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of : an existential hero. /ˌɛɡzɪˈstɛnʃəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to existence, esp human existence 2. (philosophy) pertaining to what exists, and is thus known by experience rather than reason; empirical as opposed to theoretical […]
[eg-zi-sten-shuh-liz-uh m, ek-si-] /ˌɛg zɪˈstɛn ʃəˌlɪz əm, ˌɛk sɪ-/ noun, Philosophy. 1. a philosophical attitude associated especially with Heidegger, Jaspers, Marcel, and Sartre, and opposed to rationalism and empiricism, that stresses the individual’s unique position as a self-determining agent responsible for the authenticity of his or her choices. /ˌɛɡzɪˈstɛnʃəˌlɪzəm/ noun 1. a modern philosophical movement […]