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Kierkegaard

[ keer-ki-gahrd; Danish keer-kuh-gawr ]
/ ˈkɪər kɪˌgɑrd; Danish ˈkir kəˌgɔr /
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noun
Sö·ren Aa·bye [sœ-ruhn aw-by], /ˈsœ rən ˈɔ bü/, 1813–55, Danish philosopher and theologian.
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British Dictionary definitions for Kierkegaard

Kierkegaard
/ (ˈkɪəkəˌɡɑːd, Danish ˈkirɡəɡɔːr) /

noun
Søren Aabye (ˈsøːrən ˈɔːby). 1813–55, Danish philosopher and theologian. He rejected organized Christianity and anticipated the existentialists in emphasizing man's moral responsibility and freedom of choice. His works include Either/Or (1843), The Concept of Dread (1844), and The Sickness unto Death (1849)

Derived forms of Kierkegaard

Kierkegaardian, adjective
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