Existentially



[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
3.
(logic) denoting or relating to a formula or proposition asserting the existence of at least one object fulfilling a given condition; containing an existential quantifier
4.
of or relating to existentialism
noun (logic)
5.

adj.

1690s, “pertaining to existence,” from Late Latin existentialis/exsistentialis, from existentia/exsistentia (see existence). As a term in logic, from 1819; in philosophy, from 1937, tracing back to the Danish works of Kierkegaard (see existentialism). Related: Existentially.

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    [ig-zist] /ɪgˈzɪst/ verb (used without object) 1. to have actual being; be: The world exists, whether you like it or not. 2. to have life or animation; live. 3. to continue to be or live: Belief in magic still exists. 4. to have being in a specified place or under certain conditions; be found; occur: […]

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