1. A stage or turning point where the person is faced with finding meaning and purpose in life. 2. A psychological or moral crisis causing a person toask questions about human existence.

EXISTENTIAL CRISIS: "An existential crisis sees a person examing purposes in life."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EXISTENTIAL CRISIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/existential-crisis/ (accessed October 20, 2021).