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 (sĭng′krə-nĭs′ĭ-tē, sĭn′-)
n. pl. syn·chro·nic·i·ties
1. The state or fact of being synchronous or simultaneous; synchronism.
2. Coincidence of events that appear meaningfully related but do not seem to be causally connected, taken by Jungian psychoanalytic theory to be evidence of a connection between the mind and material objects.


(Psychology) an apparently meaningful coincidence in time of two or more similar or identical events that are causally unrelated
[C20: coined by Carl Jung from synchronic + -ity]


(ˌsɪŋ krəˈnɪs ɪ ti)
synchronism of events that appear to be connected but have no demonstrable causal relationship.
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Noun1.synchronicity - the relation that exists when things occur at the same time; "the drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves"
temporal relation - a relation involving time
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