Existent vs Subsistent - What's the difference?

existent | subsistent |


As adjectives the difference between existent and subsistent

is that existent is existing; having life or being, current; occurring now while subsistent is actually existing.

As a noun existent

is (archaic) a being or entity that exists independently.

existent

English

Adjective

(-)
  • existing; having life or being, current; occurring now
  • Synonyms

    * existing

    Antonyms

    * nonexistent

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) a being or entity that exists independently
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    subsistent

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Actually existing.
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