The difference between Existence and Nothingness

When used as nouns, existence means the state of being, existing, or occurring, whereas nothingness means state of nonexistence.

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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. Nothingness as a noun:

    State of nonexistence; the condition of being nothing.

  2. Nothingness as a noun:

    Void; emptiness.

  3. Nothingness as a noun:

    Quality of inconsequentiality; lacking in significance.

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