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existentialist

by 1895 (adj.) in philosophy; 1945 (n.); from existential + -ist and in later use from French existentialiste, from existentialisme (1940); see existentialism. Related: Existentialistic.

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Definitions of existentialist
1
existentialist (n.)
a philosopher who emphasizes freedom of choice and personal responsibility but who regards human existence in a hostile universe as unexplainable;
Synonyms: existentialist philosopher / existential philosopher
2
existentialist (adj.)
relating to or involving existentialism;
existentialist movement
the existentialist character of his ideas
existentialist philosophy
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