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English adjective: existentialist

1. existentialist relating to or involving existentialism

SamplesExistentialist movement.
Existentialist philosophy.
The existentialist character of his ideas.

English noun: existentialist

1. existentialist (person) a philosopher who emphasizes freedom of choice and personal responsibility but who regards human existence in a hostile universe as unexplainable

Synonymsexistential philosopher, existentialist philosopher

Broader (hypernym)philosopher

Instance hyponymAlbert Camus, Beauvoir, Camus, Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre, Martin Heidegger, Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir

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