Synonyms for existence

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ig-zis-tuh ns
Phonetic Transcription : ɪgˈzɪs təns

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Définition of existence

Origin :
  • late 14c., "reality," from Old French existence, from Medieval Latin existentia/exsistentia, from existentem/exsistentem (nominative existens/exsistens) "existent," present participle of Latin existere/exsistere "stand forth, appear," and, as a secondary meaning, "exist, be;" from ex- "forth" (see ex-) + sistere "cause to stand" (see assist).
  • noun life
Example sentences :
  • Paralus breathes and moves, but is apparently unconscious of existence in this world.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • To Kate, for instance, she was a necessity of existence, like light or air.
  • Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • Built on fear and run by fear, fear is as essential to their existence as coal to our industries.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • Its calmness gave the impression of a wisdom behind it that had no existence.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • My home life—if existence in a studio can be so called—was merry.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • The early part of his existence was spent with his grandparents in his native place.
  • Extract from : « Ridgeway » by Scian Dubh
  • Even the fertile vale, in the hollow of which it lay, had ceased to have existence.
  • Extract from : « The Miraculous Pitcher » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Things must come within the range of thought or go out of existence.
  • Extract from : « Understanding the Scriptures » by Francis McConnell
  • There was a whole hierarchy of respect, outside of which existence was unrestrained and disorderly.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • Oh no, you could not; nor would she if her people had been in existence.
  • Extract from : « Green Mansions » by W. H. Hudson

Antonyms for existence

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