Definition of experiential in English:


Line breaks: ex|peri¦en|tial
Pronunciation: /ɪkˌspɪərɪˈɛntʃ(ə)l
, ɛk-/


  • Involving or based on experience and observation: the experiential learning associated with employment
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    • At best, sceptical hypotheses cover the same experiential data.
    • Their logical method is grounded in the world around them, and the human beings in it, in a much more existential or experiential sense.
    • Instead working parties were set up in which decisions were based on experiential evidence.



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  • What makes some desires particularly urgent is rather the way things seem experientially to the person who is in their grip.
  • In cases like this, claims about the world would be no more certain, even if they could be experientially grounded.
  • It's reality-based, experientially oriented, and highly intentional in its academic design, combining peer-to-peer learning and leading academic and faculty advisors.


early 19th century: from experience, on the pattern of words such as inferential.

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