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Preexist   /prˈiɪgzˈɪst/   Listen
Preexist

verb
(past & past part. preexisted; pres. part. preexisting)  (Also spelled pre-exist)
1.
Exist beforehand or prior to a certain point in time.



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"Preexist" Quotes from Famous Books



... constitution of man: it is not true that, in any philosophic view, primus in orbe deos fecit timor —meaning by fecit even so much as raised into light. As Burke remarked, the timor at least must be presumed to preexist, and must be accounted for, if not the gods. If the fear created the gods, what created the fear? Far more true, and more just to the grandeur of man, it would have been to say—Primus in orbe deos fecit sensus infiniti. Even in the lowest Caffre, more goes to the sense of a divine being ...
— Narrative And Miscellaneous Papers • Thomas De Quincey



Words linked to "Preexist" :   pre-existent, be, preexistent, exist, preexistence



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