A deep, obsessive concern with unanswered questions about the meaning of life and existence, resulting in the disruption of one's daily life and characterized by long or short-lasting bouts of apathy and depression.
"Dude, what's up with Steve?"
"He's been reading a lot of Nietzsche and watching How the Universe Works on the Discovery Channel, now he's having an existential crisis."
by Jimmy Banks November 25, 2012
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Danisnotonfire
Existential crisis in the works:
Dan: Making some cereal......why do I exist? Life is pointless....
Dan: Time to make a video! So fun! .....One day I and everyone I love will be dead. We're so alone in the universe
by dungman October 14, 2013
It's when you begin to question meaning of life; meaning of your existence
I'm having an existential crisis; Everyone I know is going to die....I'm so alone in the world.
by Amy Blaze February 14, 2015

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