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existential

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of existential

  1. based on observation or experience <child psychologist Bruno Bettelheim believed that fairy tales help children cope with their existential anxieties and dilemmas> Synonyms empirical, experiential, experimental, objective, observationalRelated Words actual, factual, genuine, hard, material, real; accepted, established, tried, tried-and-true; indisputable, undeniable; demonstrable, provable, verifiableNear Antonyms conjectural, hypothetical, speculative; unproven, unsubstantiated; metaphysical, transcendentalist, visionaryAntonyms nonempirical, theoretical (also theoretic), unempirical




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