A philosophical and literary movement coming out of europe between the World Wars and was dominant through the 1940's and 50's.

EXISTENTIALISM: "Existentialism is difficult to define as it was started by a group of thinkers including Pascal, Sartre, Heidegger, Dostoyevsky, Kierkegaard and Nietzsche"
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EXISTENTIALISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/existentialism/ (accessed January 19, 2021).