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contemporaneous

[ kuhn-tem-puh-rey-nee-uhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF contemporaneous

Synonyms for contemporaneous

  • coetaneous
  • coeval
  • coexistent
  • coexisting
  • concomitant
  • simultaneous
  • synchronic
  • synchronous
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTEMPORANEOUS

Their movement to America was contemporaneous with the heavy German migration.

We have had a story, and now we shall tell it over from contemporaneous sources.

Most of our data antedate him, or were contemporaneous with him, or were as accessible to him as to us.

In the Observatory, 6-192, is Maunder's contemporaneous account.

Hence the difficulty of judging it by contemporaneous standards.

Contemporaneous history touched him as briefly, but not as gently.

For faith and love have the same object—and are all but contemporaneous.

Absorbed in antiquity, she ignores the babble of contemporaneous lovers.

But whether the psalms are contemporaneous cannot be determined from these data.

In some instances such a sheet is seen to be contemporaneous (p. 248).

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from Late Latin contemporaneus "contemporary," from the same source as contemporary but with a form after Late Latin temporaneous "timely." Related: Contemporaneously; contemporaneity.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONTEMPORANEOUS

coetaneous

adjectivecontemporary
  • coeval
  • coexistent
  • coexisting
  • concomitant
  • contemporaneous
  • simultaneous
  • synchronic
  • synchronous
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