Definition of self-existent in English:

self-existent

Syllabification: self-ex·ist·ent

adjective

  • Existing independently of other beings or causes.
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    • Discrimination of meaning comes when one imagines that words rise depending upon whatever subjects they express, and which subjects are regarded as self-existent.
    • It means ‘I am who I am’ and thus ‘the self-existent One’.
    • Many scientists do believe that the universe is self-existent - that God is not necessary - and that life is the result of chance occurrences.

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