[ UK /ɛɡzˈɪstənt/ ]
[ US /ɛɡˈzɪstənt/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory
    real objects
    real people; not ghosts
    a film based on real life
    a real illness
    real humility
    Life is real! Life is earnest!
  2. having existence or being or actuality
    much of the beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet Union and Iran
    an attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient
  3. presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible
    the predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different
    actual and imagined conditions
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How To Use existent In A Sentence

  • The study predicted that, by 2022, the country would still require $7.2 billion in foreign aid a year—and that assumes an upsurge of so-far inexistent mining-industry revenue and no dramatic deterioration of security. Afghanistan Seeks Enduring Support
  • This is due to the then nonexistent mobilization of what is called today the "civil society."
  • So, the system of existential graphs actually requires three dimensions for its representations, although the third dimension in which the torus is embedded can usually be represented in two dimensions by the use of pictorial devices that Peirce called “fornices” or “tunnel-bridges” and by the use of identificational devices that Peirce called Nobody Knows Nothing
  • Many primitive societies attach existential weight to the names of things.
  • It is the latter which is the deeper meaning of existentialism.
  • Then they would bicker about who won the non-existent trophy. Christianity Today
  • Vnde cum Imperator electus in sede regni debuit poni, nobis in curia tunc existentibus, tanta cecidit grando, quod ex subita resolutione plusquam CLX. homines in eadem curia fuerunt submersi. The long and wonderful voyage of Frier Iohn de Plano Carpini
  • You beautiful enigma, you Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner, you little house on the prairie of the existential oversoul.
  • Principe nempe Persarum gessit; ratione quorum bellorum in partes alias bellum mouere noluit, ob eamque causam in partibus Poloni� latrones quidam Cosaci nuncupati, et alij facinorosi in partibus illis existentes, subditos C鎠aris potentissimi turbare et infestare non desierunt. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation
  • Like I said. kornbelt888: That, however, does not dispense with the problem of the ultimate ontological question of what is primary, self-existent. Dawkins and ID
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