imminentness


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im·mi·nent

 (ĭm′ə-nənt)
adj.
About to occur; impending: in imminent danger.

[Middle English iminent, from Old French imminent, from Latin imminēns, imminent-, present participle of imminēre, to overhang : in-, in; see in-2 + -minēre, to jut, threaten; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

im′mi·nent·ly adv.
im′mi·nent·ness n.
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Noun1.imminentness - 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"