What does the word existence mean?

Usage examples for existence

  1. I wonder what I am; there is a strange self- consciousness, but I am only a part of one great existence which is called nature. – Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  2. And in my opinion St. John's is more fortunate to- day than it ever has been in its existence. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009