Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who experiences.
  • n. A thematic relation where something undergoes a situation or sensation lacking a semantic agent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who experiences.
  • n. An experimenter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who experiences; one who makes trials or experiments.

Etymologies

experience +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Instead of whoring himself out like every other tell-all Roswell "experiencer", Haut held onto his cards for the most meaningful public impact.

    Posthuman Blues

  • The problem mentioned in the previous post was that there are also subject-experiencer verbs that have participles which can take the "un" prefix, such as "unloved".

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • This becomes apparent once you look through a large number of both types of verbs here are complete lists of subject-experiencer and object-experiencer verbs in English.

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • To be completely fair to the theory, the claim that object-experiencer verbs are "weird" (more specifically, that they require syntactic movement) could be still be right (though I don't think it is).

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • It is beyond all experience and the experiencer thereof.

    Flower Heads and Grain

  • You Are ... beyond the body-mind and personality, beyond all experience and the experiencer thereof, beyond the world and its perceiver, beyond existence and its absence, beyond all assertions and denials.

    Flower Heads and Grain

  • Exciting is in the eye of the experiencer I suppose, so you are of course entitled to that opinion.

    I don't really want to live in interesting times

  • The sheer absence of reality cannot conceivably be experienced, he thinks, for if it were experienced an existing experiencer would be presupposed.

    Charles Hartshorne

  • Nevertheless, they have intentional contents rationally responsive to a broader range of background conative and cognitive states of the experiencer.

    Pain

  • Although it is neither the experiencer of the mental representations of objects nor the agent of actions in response to them, it is the consciousness that experiences karmic results through a purely physical faculty for a mind that in and of itself lacks consciousness.

    Basic Tenets of the Samkhya and Yoga Schools of Indian Philosophy

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