Definition of phenomenal in English:


Syllabification: phe·nom·e·nal
Pronunciation: /fəˈnämənəl


  • 2Perceptible by the senses or through immediate experience: the phenomenal world
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    • Heidegger is not simply describing the phenomenal character of our experience of others.
    • Nietzsche rejected the Kantian distinction between a noumenal and phenomenal world.
    • Now one might wonder why the immediacy of visual perception and the phenomenal principle are in conflict.



sense 2.
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  • It is an unreasoned assumption that every type of consciousness phenomenalises “self” in the same way.
  • The idea phenomenalises itself, and the science of nature is seen to be the science of God as a Determinate.


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  • But the thing is - it was incredible - a phenomenally beautiful piece of furniture.
  • Search engines now are phenomenally powerful and you can find information on any subject.
  • A wall across the border would be phenomenally expensive, it wouldn't be particularly effective.

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