Definition of occurrent in English:


Line breaks: oc¦cur|rent
Pronunciation: /əˈkʌrənt


  • Actually occurring or observable, not potential or hypothetical.
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    • These are judgments about one's conscious and occurrent first-order intentional states referring to physical objects.
    • Dasein is not merely an instance of a class of occurrent entities.
    • Thus we don't have the Being of tools nor the Being of naturally occurrent items like rocks.


late 15th century: from French, or from Latin occurrent- 'befalling', from the verb occurrere.

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