Definition of "experiencing" []

  • Direct personal participation or observation; actual knowledge or contact (noun)
  • A particular incident, feeling, etc, that a person has undergone (noun)
  • Accumulated knowledge, esp of practical matters (noun)
  • The totality of characteristics, both past and present, that make up the particular quality of a person, place, or people (noun)
  • The impact made on an individual by the culture of a people, nation, etc (noun)
  • The content of a perception regarded as independent of whether the apparent object actually exists (noun)
  • The faculty by which a person acquires knowledge of contingent facts about the world, as contrasted with reason (noun)
  • The totality of a person's perceptions, feelings, and memories (noun)
  • To participate in or undergo (verb)
  • To be emotionally or aesthetically moved by; feel (verb)
  • Present participle of experience. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "experiencing" in a sentence
  • "For the first time, the report also scrutinized water scarcity, a serious problem that affect over 50 countries around the world (which it describes as experiencing "moderate to severe water stress on a year-round basis"), concluding that it is fast reaching a tipping point in many areas."
  • "When we're in a conflict with another person or dealing with someone or something that's challenging for us, being able to admit, own, and express our fear, insecurity, sadness, anger, jealousy, or whatever other "negative" emotions we are experiencing is one of the best ways for us to move past our defensiveness and authentically address the deeper issues of the situation."
  • "Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger analyzed the situation thus: I am convinced that the crisis in the Church that we are experiencing is to a large extent due to the disintegration of the Liturgy …. when the community of faith, the worldwide unity of the Church and her history and the mystery of the living Christ are no longer visible in the Liturgy, where else, then is the Church to become visible in her spiritual essence?"
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