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1. existence

noun. ['ɛgˈzɪstəns, ɪgˈzɪstəns'] the state or fact of existing.

Synonyms

  • animation
  • eternity
  • existent
  • preexistence
  • coexistence
  • existing
  • possibility
  • aliveness
  • living
  • possibleness
  • timelessness
  • presence
  • beingness
  • transcendency
  • actuality
  • transcendence
  • being
  • nonexistent
  • state
  • life
  • subsistence

Antonyms

  • impossibility
  • nonexistence
  • absence
  • nonexistent
  • nonbeing

Etymology

  • existence (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • existentia (Latin)

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Rhymes with Existence

  • self-subsistence
  • subsistence
  • consistence
  • resistence
  • resistance
  • persistence
  • outdistance
  • insistence
  • assistance
  • distance

Sentences with existence


1. Noun, singular or mass
Spiritual development is the process of figuring out the meaning of life, death and the reason for existence.

Quotes about existence


1. A person once asked me, in a provocative manner, if I approved of homosexuality. I replied with another question: 'Tell me: when God looks at a gay person, does he endorse the existence of this person with love, or reject and condemn this person?' We must always consider the person.
- Pope Francis

2. I know that some endeavor to throw the mantle of romance over the subject and treat woman like some ideal existence, not liable to the ills of life. Let those deal in fancy who have nothing better to deal in; we have to do with sober, sad realities, with stubborn facts.
- Ernestine Rose

3. The thing about Mumbai is you go five yards and all of human existence is revealed. It's an incredible cavalcade of life, and I love that.
- Julian Sands

2. existence

noun. ['ɛgˈzɪstəns, ɪgˈzɪstəns'] everything that exists anywhere.

Synonyms

  • creation
  • galaxy
  • macrocosm
  • heavenly body
  • celestial body
  • closed universe
  • universe
  • extraterrestrial object
  • world
  • extragalactic nebula
  • estraterrestrial body
  • cosmos
  • natural order
  • natural object

Antonyms

  • dead
  • alive
  • spirited
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • existence (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • existentia (Latin)
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