Definition of existance
1. existence [ n ] the state or fact of existing
Examples: : "a point of view gradually coming into being" "laws in existence for centuries"
(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)
In a long commentary which he has inserted in the published text of the first act of the play , he says at one point : `` However , that experience never raised a doubt in his mind as to the reality of the underworld or the existence of Lucifer 's many faced lieutenants .
(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)
When we say that a mythological mode of thought must be completely abandoned , we mean it must be abandoned as the sole or proper means for presenting the Christian understanding of existence .
Although the theological forms of the past continue to exist in a way they do not in a more secularized situation , the striking thing is the rapidity with which they are being reduced to a marginal existence .
(Jaroslav Pelikan, The Shape of Death: life, death and...)
Irenaeus does not claim pre-existence for the human soul ; therefore there is no need for him , as there is for Origen , to identify existence itself with the fall .
Existence is created and willed by God and is not the consequence of a pre-existent rebellion or of a cosmic descent from eternity into history .Synonyms existence being beingness Related Terms nonbeing nonexistence state life life presence animation possibility actuality eternity coexistence preexistence subsistence transcendence exist nonexistent existent
2. existence [ n ] everything that exists anywhere
Examples: "they study the evolution of the universe" "the biggest tree in existence"
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