self-existent

[self-ig-zis-tuh nt, self-]

Origin of self-existent

First recorded in 1695–1705
Related formsself-ex·ist·ence, noun
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self-existent

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