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Definition of experiance

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1. experience [ n ] the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities
Examples: "a man of experience" "experience is the best teacher"

Used in print:

(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)

The terms are generally taken_for_granted as though they referred to direct and axiomatic elements in the common experience of all .

For in the modern_world neither `` spirit '' nor `` matter '' refer to any generally agreed-upon elements of experience .

In such a world the words `` matter '' and `` spirit '' both referred to directly known realities in the common experience of all .

The objectification of the world of spirit in popular superstition had certainly gone far beyond what the experience of spirit could justify or support .

Science is fully competent to deal with any element of experience which arises from an object in space and time .

Synonyms experience Related Terms inexperience education woodcraft familiarization

2. experience [ n ] the content of direct observation or participation in an event
Examples: "he had a religious experience" "he recalled the experience vividly"

Used in print:

(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)

Although the particular form of conceptualization which popular imagination had made in response to the experience of spirit was undoubtedly defective , the raw experience itself which led to such excesses remains with us as vividly as ever .

There is no framework or structure of thought with_respect_to which we can organize it and no part of reality , as we know and apprehend it , with_respect_to which we can refer this experience .

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

In representing part of this new picture , I will be recounting some of my own personal experiences , reactions and judgments ; but my primary aim is to transcribe what Englishmen themselves are saying and writing and implying about the Roman and Anglican_Churches and about the present religious state of England .

It has been my experience to find as many men as women in church , and to hear almost everyone in church congregations reciting the Latin prayers and responses at Mass .

(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)

One year I simply set the plants in the remains of a compost pile , to which a_little sand had been added , and I had the most beautiful pansies in my , or any of my neighbors ' experience .

Synonyms experience Related Terms content world life reminder reliving have know

3. experience [ n ] an event as apprehended
Examples: "a surprising experience" "that painful experience certainly got our attention"

Used in print:

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

In an effort to fortify himself against the unforeseen upsets sure to arise in the future , Herbert_A._Leggett , banker editor of the Phoenix `` Arizona_Progress '' , reflects upon a_few of the depressing experiences of the feverish fifties .

(High Fidelity, 11:10...)

It is this sort of experience that makes the concept of high_fidelity of real musical significance for the home music listener .

The home listener is overpowered , all_right , but the experience is a far from pleasant one .

(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)

This experience will have happened to many of you .

Emerson , in his lecture , refers to the `` startling experience which almost every person confesses in daylight , that particular passages of conversation and action have occurred to him in the same order before , whether dreaming or waking , a suspicion that they have been with precisely these persons in precisely this room , and heard precisely this dialogue , at some former hour , they know not when '' .

Synonyms experience Related Terms happening time loss ordeal taste augury flash appalling vision blast out-of-body_experience near-death_experience head_trip high_point have

4. experience [ v ] go or live through
Examples: "We had many trials to go through" "he saw action in Viet Nam"

Used in print:

(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)

Mr._A. , her fellow townsman , also experienced a nervous_breakdown just as_soon_as he discovered that he had been bilked of his life savings by the limited practitioner who had been treating his wife - a woman suffering from an incurable disease , multiple_sclerosis - and himself .

(Francis J. Johnston and John E. Willard, "The...)

Despite extensive attempts to obtain highly pure reagents , serious difficulty was experienced in obtaining reproducible rates of reaction .

(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)

There is also the possibility , among higher religions , of experiencing consistent meaning in life and enjoying guidance and expansiveness .

(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)

The parties were on_the_whole unprepared for elections , while the people were still experiencing post independence let-down and suffering the after_effects of poor harvests in 1957 .

(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

She was a child too much a part of her environment , too eager to grow and learn and experience .

Synonyms experience undergo go_through see Related Terms participate witness feel suffer know enjoy suffer come

5. experience [ v ] have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations
Examples: "I know the feeling!" "have you ever known hunger?" "I have lived a kind of hell when I was a drug addict" "The holocaust survivors have lived a nightmare"

Used in print:

(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)

Marketing in the new decade will be no picnic - for the sixties will present possibly the most intense competitive activity that you have experienced in the last 20 - 25 yr. .

Synonyms know experience live Related Terms relive taste

6. experience [ v ] of mental or physical states or experiences
Examples: : "get an idea" "experience vertigo" "get nauseous" "undergo a strange sensation" "The chemical undergoes a sudden change" "The fluid undergoes shear" "receive injuries" "have a feeling"

Used in print:

(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)

There is nothing to suggest that the brain can alter past impressions to fit into an original , realistic and unbroken continuity like we experience in dreams .

Synonyms have get receive undergo experience Related Terms take suffer respire labor horripilate perceive

7. experience [ v ] undergo an emotional sensation
Examples: "She felt resentful" "He felt regret"

Used in print:

(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)

Yet it exists and has an objective reality which can be experienced and known .

(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)

She experienced none of the suspense of some poor stranger selling encyclopedias .

Synonyms feel experience Related Terms harbor suffer repent rejoice recapture feel_pride burn pride sympathize fume glow fly_high die glow anger chafe smolder seethe sadden take_pride cool_off feel_for

8. experience [ v ] undergo
Examples: "The stocks had a fast run-up"

Synonyms have experience Related Terms change meet

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