Antonyms of adj existent

3 senses of existent

Sense 1
existent (vs. nonexistent), existing -- (having existence or being or actuality; "an attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient"; "much of the beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet Union and Iran")

nonexistent (vs. existent) -- (not having existence or being or actuality; "chimeras are nonexistent")
        => lacking, absent, missing, wanting -- (nonexistent; "the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking")
        => barren, destitute, devoid, free, innocent -- (completely wanting or lacking; "writing barren of insight"; "young recruits destitute of experience"; "innocent of literary merit"; "the sentence was devoid of meaning")
        => nonextant -- (no longer existing or inaccessible through loss or destruction; "its nonextant original was written on vellum"- G.B.Saul)
        => vanished -- (having passed out of existence; "vanished civilizations")

Sense 2
real (vs. unreal), existent -- (being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory; "real objects"; "real people; not ghosts"; "a film based on real life"; "a real illness"; "real humility"; "Life is real! Life is earnest!"- Longfellow)


Sense 3
actual (vs. potential), existent -- (presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible; "the predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different"; "actual and imagined conditions")


Similarity of adj existent

3 senses of existent

Sense 1
existent (vs. nonexistent), existing -- (having existence or being or actuality; "an attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient"; "much of the beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet Union and Iran")
       => active, alive (predicate) -- (in operation; "keep hope alive"; "the tradition was still alive"; "an active tradition")
          Also See-> extant#1

Sense 2
real (vs. unreal), existent -- (being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory; "real objects"; "real people; not ghosts"; "a film based on real life"; "a real illness"; "real humility"; "Life is real! Life is earnest!"- Longfellow)
       => actual -- (taking place in reality; not pretended or imitated; "we saw the actual wedding on television"; "filmed the actual beating")
       => actual, factual -- (existing in act or fact; "rocks and trees...the actual world"; "actual heroism"; "the actual things that produced the emotion you experienced")
       => objective, documentary -- (emphasizing or expressing things as perceived without distortion of personal feelings, insertion of fictional matter, or interpretation; "objective art")
       => historical -- (having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary; "the historical Jesus"; "doubt that a historical Camelot every existed"; "actual historical events")
          Also See-> concrete#1; genuine#1, echt#1; realistic#1; sincere#1

Sense 3
actual (vs. potential), existent -- (presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible; "the predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different"; "actual and imagined conditions")
       => effective -- (existing in fact; not theoretical; real; "a decline in the effective demand"; "confused increased equipment and expenditure with the quantity of effective work done")

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