Word of the Day: Existential
ex-is-ten-tial / eg-(ˌ)zi-ˈsten(t)-shəl
- of or relating to the state of being or existing
We are always doing something to cover up our basic existential anxiety.
Charlotte Joko Beck, 1917-2011
- grounded or based in the experience of being
The rightful claim to dissent is an existential right.
Friedrich Dürrenmatt, 1921-1990
- having a place or being in time and space
The existential vacuum manifests itself mainly in a state of boredom.
Victor E. Frankl, 1905-1997