existentialist


1ex·is·ten·tial·ist

noun \-list\

Definition of EXISTENTIALIST

:  an adherent of existentialism

First Known Use of EXISTENTIALIST

1942

Other Philosophy Terms

dialectic, dualism, epistemology, existentialism, metaphysics, ontology, sequitur, solipsism, transcendentalism

2existentialist

adjective

Definition of EXISTENTIALIST

:  of or relating to existentialism or existentialists
ex·is·ten·tial·is·tic \-ˌten(t)-shə-ˈlis-tik\ adjective
ex·is·ten·tial·is·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of EXISTENTIALIST

1946

Other Philosophy Terms

dialectic, dualism, epistemology, existentialism, metaphysics, ontology, sequitur, solipsism, transcendentalism

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