Origin of existence
Examples from the Web for existence
I am so sorry that your parents did this to you, developing their own discriminatory take on your existence.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That user's posts were being wiped completely from existence.
Beech-Nut is still in existence, and is the third largest baby food manufacturer in the United States.The Flying Sorcery of Dr. Strange: Benedict Cumberbatch Is Marvel's Most Bizarre Magician|Rich Goldstein|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“What they are really doing is justifying their existence,” Banes said.
The cities of the heartland came into existence, first and foremost, as economic entities.
They dare not let you live, for your existence spells their doom.Under the Witches' Moon|Nathan Gallizier
In other forms the union of the grains by a calcareous or ferruginous cement necessitates the existence of distinct pylomes.
The chair slowly and quite naturally was dropping out of existence.Carriages & Coaches|Ralph Straus
It supposes in that to which it is applied a present existence; and is the negation of a beginning or of an end of that existence.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
How absurd would it be then to argue against the existence of customs or facts, from the silence of such scanty records as these!Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, Volume I (of 3)|Thomas Percy
British Dictionary definitions for existence
Word Origin and History for existence
late 14c., "reality," from Old French existence, from Medieval Latin existentia/exsistentia, from existentem/exsistentem (nominative existens/exsistens) "existent," present participle of Latin existere/exsistere "stand forth, appear," and, as a secondary meaning, "exist, be;" from ex- "forth" (see ex-) + sistere "cause to stand" (see assist).