ex·​pe·​ri·​en·​tial | \ ik-ˌspir-ē-ˈen(t)-shəl How to pronounce experiential (audio) \

Definition of experiential

: relating to, derived from, or providing experience : empirical experiential knowledge experiential lessons

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Other Words from experiential

experientially \ ik-​ˌspir-​ē-​ˈen(t)-​sh(ə-​)lē How to pronounce experientially (audio) \ adverb

Examples of experiential in a Sentence

possesses the kind of experiential knowledge that is gained only from a long and eventful life

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Part of their not-so-serious fairytale wish list included a slide inspired by Carsten Holler, the German experiential sculptor whose slides are on display at the Tate Modern. Jennifer Blaise Kramer, House Beautiful, "This Home Is the Ultimate Island Getaway, No Matter Your Age," 28 June 2019 The Fellowship program, which begins Monday and runs through the 2019 US Open, is structured to provide significant experiential training and opportunity for independent research in the field of professional tennis coaching. Jon Wertheim, SI.com, "Mailbag: The Downside of Media Training for Young Players," 26 June 2019 Airbnb Adventures takes experiential travel to the next level and will undoubtedly increase your palette for true cultural immersion. Cieja Springer, Essence, "If You Want To Walk On The Wild Side Or Sleep Under the Stars, These Airbnb Adventures Are For You," 17 June 2019 From an experiential tiki bar to a hotel bar like none other, Phoenix's cocktail scene has plenty to offer. Lauren Saria, azcentral, "These Phoenix cocktail bars might be some of the best in the country. Here's why," 10 June 2019 Sarah Puil, a senior vice president at an experiential branding agency in San Francisco, went to a MindTravel event for the first time six weeks after having a child with her husband. Martha Mccully, latimes.com, "Mindfulness meets Manet," 5 June 2019 The tangy nest of sweet onion relish offered a third experiential layer, onions retaining just enough snap to imbue a mid-level texture between the yield of the egg and its crunchy exterior. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, "Slainté! Sanfording at The Sullivan is trad and true ... and pretty tasty," 4 June 2019 The experiential event made for lots of cute Instagrams. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "Swim, Sunnies, and Sustainability—What’s Up at Sydney’s Annual Resort Fashion Week," 21 May 2019 Seeing retail becoming more community oriented and more experiential. Asia Milia Ware, Teen Vogue, "Moj Mahdara on Cardi B, Inclusive Beauty, and Beautycon’s Legacy," 5 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of experiential

1658, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for experiential

borrowed from New Latin experientiālis, from Latin experientia experience entry 1 + -ālis -al entry 1

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