Translation of existential in Spanish:

existential

existencial, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˌɛɡzɪˈstɛnʃ(ə)l//ˌɛɡzəˈstɛn(t)ʃ(ə)l/

adjective

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    existencial
    • So I've been going through an existential reckoning lately, in which I'm in the process of critically examining what I'm doing with my life and why I'm doing it.
    • Finally, someone had brought up the existential question: for the brief time between Pac-Man disappearing from one side of the screen and appearing on the other, where does he go?
    • The problems are not only theoretical; they are existential.
    • Every few months it seems like all bloggers are called upon to answer the big existential question, ‘What's A Weblog?’
    • Instead, we are concerned with certain existential realities that confront us, and which will continue to confront us.
    • Thus, myth is a kind of language made up of symbols whose referent is the sacred, and whose meanings are concerned with ultimate or existential issues of human life and destiny.
    • The young Scorsese depicts the sights, sounds and existential desperation of Little Italy's underworld, combining hardcore realism with a sense of subtlety bordering on the sublime.
    • Consequently, in his exhibition, the art-work is not a scene of intimate significance, but a testimony of engagement with the crucial existential issues of its epoch and locale.
    • Yet, although their tackling of such existential matters displays a maturity that few of their hard-rocking colleagues ever come near, the means of delivery can at times seem adolescent.
    • By default, Giacometti's figures are read, even today, as symbols of the existential condition of humanity, a last-ditch stand before the void.
    • This statement of existential purpose implies a domestic emphasis - that we must be prepared to fight significantly different kinds of wars from what we think of today.
    • We can of course make an explicit existential judgement which affirms the existence of the world, but in so doing we are merely making explicit what was there all along.
    • I'm not sure if Kelly is correct to call this the Church's ‘greatest existential crisis since the Reformation.’
    • That manifestation of the changed existential condition took us unawares - as the change itself took us unprepared.
    • As well as providing succour for those troubled by the existential dilemma, religion, or at least a primitive spirituality, would have played another important role as human societies developed.
    • According to Berman, brain images and models may skew and privilege model-friendly properties over existential characteristics of life and thought.
    • Rather than decide to actually cover this story of monstrous proportions, they resorted instead to bogus and pathetic bouts of existential soul-searching.
    • The existential condition of living in a body mediates our perceptual experience of the world.
    • Nashe in The Music of Chance has a compulsion to doubt - the ‘ordinary’ characters are only marginal figures - engaged in a cycle of powerful existential anguish.
    • Although the figures are unmistakably American in appearance, their titles suggest general existential conditions.