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Pronunciation:  kân'kâmitnt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
  2. [adj]  following as a consequence; "an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with related problems"; "snags incidental to the changeover in management"

CONCOMITANT is a 11 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: accompaniment, accompanying, attendant, co-occurrence, incidental, incidental to(p), related, related to
 See Also: associate, background, happening, natural event, occurrence



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Con*com"i*tant\, a. [F., fr. L. con- + comitari to
    accompany, comes companion. See {Count} a nobleman.]
    Accompanying; conjoined; attending.
          It has pleased our wise Creator to annex to several
          objects, as also to several of our thoughts, a
          concomitant pleasure.                    --Locke.
  2. \Con*com"i*tant\, n.
    One who, or that which, accompanies, or is collaterally
    connected with another; a companion; an associate; an
          Reproach is a concomitant to greatness.  --Addison.
          The other concomitant of ingratitude is
          hardheartedness.                         --South.
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