self-existent

[ self-ig-zis-tuh nt, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf ɪgˈzɪs tənt, ˌsɛlf- /
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adjective

existing independently of any cause, as God.
having an independent existence.

Nearby words

  1. self-examination,
  2. self-excited,
  3. self-exculpatory,
  4. self-executing,
  5. self-exile,
  6. self-explanatory,
  7. self-expression,
  8. self-feed,
  9. self-feeder,
  10. self-fertile

Origin of self-existent

First recorded in 1695–1705

Related formsself-ex·ist·ence, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for self-existent

self-existent

adjective

philosophy existing independently of any other being or cause
Derived Formsself-existence, noun

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