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existential
as in:  existential threat


Israel faces an existential threat from some of its neighbors.
  relating to or dealing with existence — especially with human existence
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  • Israel faces an existential threat from some of its neighbors.
  • The day of the existentially fraught free throws was coincidentally also my last day of dual leggedness.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • That would be existentially important to him.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • I liked that he took existentially fraught free throws.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars

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  • There was this tunnel that these two kids kept crawling through over and over and they never seemed to get tired, which made me think of Augustus Waters and the existentially fraught free throws.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • Therefore it is existentially important to you.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Or was there something that was existentially important to them?
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
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Associated words [difficulty]:   existential [6]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Public Policy & Politics, Human Behavior, Philosophy, Logic & Reasoning
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