1. adjective [ADJ n]
Existential means relating to human existence and experience. [formal] ⇒ Existential questions requiring religious answers still persist.
2. adjective [ADJ n] You use existential to describe fear, anxiety, and other feelings that are caused by thinking about human existence and death. [formal] ⇒ 'What if there's nothing left at all?' he cries, lost in some intense existential angst.
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