Etymology
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existential (adj.)

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

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Definitions of existential

existential (adj.)
derived from experience or the experience of existence; "the rich experiential content of the teachings of the older philosophers"- Benjamin Farrington; "formal logicians are not concerned with existential matters"- John Dewey;
Synonyms: experiential
existential (adj.)
of or as conceived by existentialism;
an existential moment of choice
existential (adj.)
relating to or dealing with existence (especially with human existence);
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