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  1. (philosophy) A twentieth-century philosophical movement emphasizing the uniqueness of each human existence in freely making its self-defining choices.
  2. (philosophy) The philosophical views of a particular thinker associated with the existentialist movement.
  3. Examples:
    1. “I remember back in summer, when I was taking my course in existentialism, we discussed the topic of death.”
      “It is full of those little moments of impotency, existentialism and half-baked philosophical epiphanies that happen to us all.”
      “Their theory, known as the Terror Management Theory, or TMT, is a combination of social psychology and existentialism.”
  1. The state of being, existing, or occurring; beinghood.
  2. Empirical reality; the substance of the physical universe. (Dictionary of Philosophy; 1968)
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  4. Examples:
    1. “Our existence depends on the preservation of our environment.”
      “I owe my happy existence to my loving partner and family.”
      “We would sit idly by the lake, pondering the meaning of existence.”
  1. (obsolete) The state of being extant; existence.
  1. (obsolete) The state of rising above others; a projection.
  1. Archaic form of existence.
  1. The state of not existing.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “We show that nonexistence theorems for continuous surjections between continua and related results extend to almost continuous functions.”
      “A medical examination in 1883 revealed the nonexistence of piles and the presence of hernia.”
      “Another difficulty is the question of the existence or nonexistence of the western towers.”
  1. (philosophy) One who exists.
  1. plural of existentialism
  2. Examples:
    1. “Instead of Existentialism, we should speak of Existentialisms.”
  1. plural of existentialist
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  3. Examples:
    1. “This theory of intuitionism influenced later philosophers, in particular Rousseau and Bergson, but also the existentialists.”
      “This is the problem of the empiricists, the positivists, the existentialists, the Cartesians, and so forth.”
      “We are not speaking, as the existentialists would have it, of dangers and dilemmas that are immanent in the very nature of the human condition.”
  1. plural of existence
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The star lefties are easy meat because of their wealth and cosseted existences.”
      “The narrator is a contented Number in the perfect OneState, whose citizens live and work their mathematically ordered 26th-century existences.”
      “For such is the nature of intellectual existences, that they can mingle with one another and with bodies, incorporeally and invisibly.”
  1. plural of existency
  1. plural of exister
  1. plural of extancy
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