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experiential Syllabification: ex·pe·ri·en·tial
Pronunciation: /ikˌspirēˈen(t)SH(ə)l/

Definition of experiential in English:


Involving or based on experience and observation: the experiential learning associated with employment
More example sentences
  • 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.


Example sentences
  • 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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