Kierkegaardian

[ keer-ki-gahr-dee-uhn, keer-ki-gahr- ]
/ ˌkɪər kɪˈgɑr di ən, ˈkɪər kɪˌgɑr- /

adjective

of, relating to, or resembling the philosophy or religious views of Kierkegaard.

noun

an adherent of the views of Kierkegaard.

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Origin of Kierkegaardian

First recorded in 1940–45; Kierkegaard + -ian

OTHER WORDS FROM Kierkegaardian

Kier·ke·gaard·i·an·ism, noun
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