Meaning of “existentialism” in the English Dictionary

"existentialism" in British English

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existentialismnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌeɡ.zɪˈsten.ʃəl.ɪ.zəm/ us /ˌeɡ.zɪˈsten.ʃəl.ɪ.zəm/ specialized
existential
adjective uk /ˌeɡ.zɪˈsten.ʃəl/ us /ˌeɡ.zɪˈsten.ʃəl/ also existentialist

an existential/existentialist argument/philosopher
existentialist
noun [ C ] uk /ˌeɡ.zɪˈsten.ʃəl.ɪst/ us /ˌeɡ.zɪˈsten.ʃəl.ɪst/

(Definition of “existentialism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)