Definition of "self-existent" []

  • Existing without having been created. (adjective)
  • Existing independent of any extrinsic sustaining force. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "self-existent" in a sentence
  • "This hand seemed a thing apart, self-existent, with no corporeal attachment, and it appeared and disappeared like an apparition as the thumb-pressure wavered on the switch."
  • "Alec was self-existent - the a singular line he did have he wasn't even upon shade for ... poor Cameron."
  • "Of course, our self-centeredness, our distinctive attachment to the feeling of an independent, self-existent �I�, works fundamentally to inhibit our compassion."