imminence


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im·mi·nence

 (ĭm′ə-nəns)
n.
1. The quality or condition of being about to occur.
2. Something about to occur.

im•mi•nence

(ˈɪm ə nəns)

n.
1. Also, im′mi•nen•cy. the state of being imminent.
2. something imminent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.imminence - the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"

imminence

noun
The act or fact of coming near:
Translations
دُنو، قُرْب حُدوث الخَطَر
naléhavost
fenyegetõ közelség
òaî aî vera yfirvofandi
yakın oluşyakınlık

imminence

[ˈɪmɪnəns] Ninminencia f

imminence

[ˈɪmɪnəns] nimminence f
The imminence of war was on everyone's mind → L'imminence de la guerre était dans tous les esprits.

imminence

nnahes Bevorstehen; he hadn’t appreciated the imminence of the danger/of warer war sich (dat)nicht bewusst, dass die Gefahr/der Krieg so unmittelbar bevorstand

imminence

[ˈɪmɪnəns] nimminenza

imminent

(ˈiminənt) adjective
(especially of something unpleasant) likely to happen etc very soon. A storm is imminent.
ˈimminence noun
References in classic literature ?
But the very imminence of the emergency paralyzed his invention.
and he himself an insignificant atom in it) would go through fire and water, commit crime, die, or perform deeds of highest heroism, and so he could not but tremble and his heart stand still at the imminence of that word.
The air was damp with the on-coming of rain, for the storm had not yet burst, though the rising wind proclaimed its imminence.
But for the fact that the white-gods were there below and were certain to be back at any moment, not many moments would Jerry have held the deck, for every lessened mile between the return boys and Malaita contributed a rising of their spirits, and under the imminence of their old-time independence, Lerumie, as an instance of many of them, with strong gustatory sensations and a positive drooling at the mouth, regarded Jerry in terms of food and vengeance that were identical.
Continually changing its intensity and abruptly variant in pitch, it impinged on his nerves and senses, made him nervous and restless and worried him with a perpetual imminence of happening.
His reason for this was that it was taboo to the lesser sex of woman, and therefore, a refuge for him from Balatta, who grew more persecutingly and perilously loverly as the Southern Cross rode higher in the sky and marked the imminence of her nuptials.
Aramis was astonished at that lightness of character which permitted this serious man to retard with advantage the moment for more important conversation, to which nobody made any allusion, although all three interlocutors felt its imminence.
influences over another set; an effect whose cause is the imminence,
cried Middleton, catching Inez to his bosom, under the instant impression of the imminence of their danger.
He will be talking about his research into the imminence of death in hospitals in Scotland, and based on what we know about similarities between Wales and Scotland there is little to suggest that the imminence of death in hospitals in Wales will be significantly different.
The establishment of a Timbangan ng Bayan Center in all public markets nationwide will provide the buying public an effective means of checking the accuracy of the weight and quantity of the goods they are buying while, at the same time, discouraging dishonest vendors to commit any irregularity because of the imminence of getting caught in flagrante delicto,' Arroyo said.
The statement said although the Vice President does not believe that the Governor could ever have said so, 'it will be a terrible falsehood to suggest that the VP was ever informed by the Governor or anyone else of the imminence of the killing of citizens of our country in those or any other local governments in Benue State.