self-existent

[ self-ig-zis-tuhnt, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf ɪgˈzɪs tənt, ˌsɛlf- /

adjective

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

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Origin of self-existent

First recorded in 1695–1705

OTHER WORDS FROM self-existent

self-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 forms of self-existent

self-existence, noun
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