The difference between Existence and Nonexistence

When used as nouns, existence means the state of being, existing, or occurring, whereas nonexistence means the state of not existing.

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  1. Existence as a noun:

    The state of being, existing, or occurring; beinghood.


    "synonyms: presence"

    "In order to destroy evil, we must first acknowledge its existence."

  2. Existence as a noun:

    Empirical reality; the substance of the physical universe. (Dictionary of Philosophy; 1968)

  1. Nonexistence as a noun:

    The state of not existing.


    "The nonexistence of Father Christmas and the Tooth Fairy came as something of a shock''."

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