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a. Something that takes place, especially a significant occurrence. See Synonyms at occurrence.
b. A social gathering or activity: The fundraising event was held in the ballroom.
2. Sports A contest in a sports competition, such as a meet: swimming events.
3. Physics A phenomenon or occurrence located at a single point in spacetime, regarded as the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory.
4. Archaic A final result; an outcome.
at all events
In any case.
in any event
In any case: In any event, the audience seemed pleased with your performance.
in the event
If it should happen; in case: In the event of an emergency, call 911.

[Latin ēventus, from past participle of ēvenīre, to happen : ē-, ex-, ex- + venīre, to come; see gwā- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

e·vent′less adj.


without any event or incident worth noting
References in classic literature ?
He had all the sensations of a man who is awakened from a dream of Paradise to face the dull tortures of a dreary and eventless life.
The Senate Election, 2017, have concluded in an eventless manner, despite months of speculative apprehensions and whispers of some undefined conspiracy.
His tenure of Prime Ministership for ten years was eventless.
9 Most common sequel of an eventless PPV in phakic eyes is accelerated development of nuclear sclerosis.
This understanding sees entelechy as an eventless process.
Recovery from anesthesia was eventless in all cases.
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Since mortality in the present series was nil due to initial screening at the hospitalisation stage, we have analysed the morbidity as prognostic factors of better and eventless outcome and are given in table 5.
After an eventless opening, Adam Mekki slalomed his way through the Mariners' defence in the eighth minute, eventually finding striker James Norwood, but the ball wouldn't stick and the visitors cleared the danger.
IN HIS SECOND BOOK, THE TRUCE (1963), Levi describes his tortuous nine-month journey home after liberation--an odyssey of senseless wandering between refugee camps, where months passed "sluggish and eventless.