Definition of Egence

1. n. The state of needing, or of suffering a natural want.



Definition of Egence

1. Noun. The state of needing, or of suffering a natural want. ¹

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Definition of Egence

1. need [n -S]

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Literary usage of Egence

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1. A Treatise on the Moral Ideals by John Grote (1876)
"When we speak of moral attributes in God, we ascribe to Want or Him an egence of the highest, but of the most imperious kind: for what are such attributes ..."

2. The Life of Philidor, Musician and Chess-player by George Allen, Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa (1863)
"... the greater part of every day at the Cafe de la R'egence. ... Philidor might have played Chefs all day at La R'egence without fo entirely betraying the ..."

3. Theism as Grounded in Human Nature: Historically and Critically Handled by William Leslie Davidson (1893)
"J. Grote calls egence. Want felt, or craving and yearning, ... Want or egence, and want-feel or craving, are not exactly the same thing : there may be real ..."

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