circumambient

[ sur-kuh m-am-bee-uh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF circumambient
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CIRCUMAMBIENT

The air was electric with the thrill of circumambient existence.

He clutched feebly at the circumambient darkness for expedients.

The phrase 'a quarter of a million' glinted and flashed in the circumambient air.

Debussy gives the circumambient atmosphere, Ravel the inner form.

So you could soar into the circumambient ether and leave all mundane things below?

That must be a pernicious agitation of the circumambient atmosphere, which conduces not to the benefit of any individual.

As he smoked his favorite weed, the circumambient gray was as a smudge in the midst of a fruiting orange grove.

It is almost undoubtedly one of the direct consequences of the circumambient spirit of democracy.

It is heavier than common air, and, of course, occupies in greater proportion the substrata of that circumambient fluid.

As well as being green itself, it tinges the circumambient atmosphere with green.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from circum- + ambient.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CIRCUMAMBIENT

surrounding

adjectiveencircling
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