existentialist

[ UK /ɛɡzɪstˈɛnʃɪəlˌɪst/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. relating to or involving existentialism
    the existentialist character of his ideas
    existentialist philosophy
    existentialist movement
NOUN
  1. a philosopher who emphasizes freedom of choice and personal responsibility but who regards human existence in a hostile universe as unexplainable
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How To Use existentialist In A Sentence

  • But perhaps we should identify him more with Camus, for at heart his work is existentialist, and he would have been as much at home on the Left Bank as he was in bohemian Soho.
  • Sartre's existentialist philosophy is the poetic theory about the significance of life and Sartre's existentialist literature is the philosophic discourse about the value of life.
  • Again, random words strung together to look like existentialist poetry.
  • There was an immediate affinity between the two, since in France structuralism represented a revolt against the existentialist idea of the self.
  • I was vexed by this question in my head, "is running nihilistic or existentialist in nature?"
  • Munch's "The Scream" is an icon of existentialist angst showing a waif-like figure against a blood-red sky.
  • Not surprisingly, what an existentialist account of existence does not provide is a clarification of the conditions of objectivity.
  • So the super-existentialist Sri Aurobindo, manifests a supra-normal familiarity with the intensities of our subliminal and supraliminal being. Hobbes and Ryle, Kant and Sri Aurobindo
  • This sense of "anomie" would be called "alienation" by a later generation of Marxists, existentialist and student radicals in the 1960s.
  • Suggestive of a prison cell, the work also hints at a harrowing, existentialist void.
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