nonexistential

nonexistential

(ˌnɒnˌɛɡzɪˈstɛnʃəl)
adj
not existential
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For starters, the region's governments need to develop their own national-security capacities, to defend against nonexistential threats and hegemonic expansionism.
Designing a model based on mindfulness, nonexistential resistance to life and sociability focusing on search for meaning in life in divorced women.
Instead, specific combinations of Asian states, despite their divergent security profiles, have united to deal through different institutions with tangible, intraregional but nonexistential security problems.
As was discussed earlier, attention has been given to existential considerations, which can be placed under the broad heading of spirituality; in general, however, the discussion of religion and nonexistential spirituality has taken place in other literatures.
Sooner or later, as the French discovered in Indochina and Algeria, lackluster domestic support produces tangible battlefield results--resources may not be forthcoming, the public is no longer prepared to accept the price in blood, treasure, and prestige of sustaining the unpopular defense of nonexistential causes.
In sentences with nonexistential verbs in active voice, we find the following simultaneous tendencies:
92) presentation, however, the features of world-time involved--datability, extension, and publicness--structure the employment of traces only in these features' nonexistential, objective ("leveled-off ") form, as features of time ordinarily conceived of as a succession of moments: actual dating, measurement of intervals, and simultaneity.
I think it is least misleading to express this by saying that the reality of the form of the Good constitutes a different sort of existence, that is, infinite existence or, if one prefers, nonexistential being.
Despite the usual reading of the pope's open mouth as a sign of existential nausea - universal scream on the order of Edvard Munch's famous image - I always read it, in the Vassar version with which I was familiar at any rate, Study for Portrait, IV, 1953, as a sneeze, which reduced the papal being, or rather, Velazquez's famous image of Innocent X, to a modern photo-op, the pope's partially covered mouth agape in a vigorous and nonexistential kerchoo.
The author argues that this appearance is illusory and is sustained only by a conflation of two distinct notions of truthmaking, existential and nonexistential.
Unlike nonexistential (transitive and intransitive) sentences, existentials do not assign the status of the semantic starting point to a single participant (typically the referent of the subject), that then steers our perspective toward the other relations designated in the sentence.
Hume, for one, insists that there is no feasible way in which an existential conclusion can be obtained from nonexistential premises.