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Meaning of IMMINENCE

Pronunciation:  'imununs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
 

IMMINENCE is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: forthcomingness, imminency, impendence, impendency
 
 See Also: state

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im"mi*nence\, n. [Cf. F. imminence, L. imminentia,
See {Imminent}.]
1. The condition or quality of being imminent; a threatening,
   as of something about to happen. The imminence of any
   danger or distress. --Fuller.

2. That which is imminent; impending evil or danger. ``But
   dare all imminence.'' --Shak.

 
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