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synonyms for imminence

  • access
  • accession
  • advance
  • advent
  • avenue
  • coming
  • convergence
  • entrance
  • gate
  • landing
  • nearness
  • passage
  • path
  • reaching
  • road
  • way
  • drawing near
  • nearing

antonyms for imminence

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  • departure
  • exit
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How to use imminence in a sentence

Instead, imminence might be that musical sensation of time pushing everyone forward at once, like the wind at our backs.
TURNSTILE, THE SOARING HARDCORE BAND OF THE MOMENT, HAS A REMINISCENT SOUND THAT PUSHES US FORWARD IN TIMECHRIS RICHARDSSEPTEMBER 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In music, a sense of imminence gives us some purchase on that temporal forward motion that we can’t control.
TURNSTILE, THE SOARING HARDCORE BAND OF THE MOMENT, HAS A REMINISCENT SOUND THAT PUSHES US FORWARD IN TIMECHRIS RICHARDSSEPTEMBER 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While these models may be useful for governments and policymakers to watch out for signs of rising Covid-19 infections—and escalate healthcare systems accordingly—its imminence has taken away the focus from India’s ongoing second wave.
INDIANS ARE USING THE THIRD WAVE PREDICTIONS TO PLAN VACATIONSMANAVI KAPURJULY 8, 2021QUARTZ
The settlement no doubt was influenced by the imminence of a large expansion of policy—the ill-starred Irish expedition.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
He seemed suddenly recalled to himself—to the imminence of some crisis dominating his freedom of decision.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
The services of John Clarke must be estimated by the imminence of the danger, and his skill by the difficulty of the negotiation.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
Weary as she was, the imminence of disaster at first fascinated—then enthralled her.
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
Their organization is usually quite informal and is determined by the nature and imminence of its conflicts with other groups.
INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF SOCIOLOGYROBERT E. PARK
The fearful strangeness of her situation, the very imminence of peril, inspired her with coolness and self-possession.
FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
Perhaps the imminence of our entry into the war, which can be but a matter of days, is much in my good fortune.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
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WORDS RELATED TO IMMINENCE

  • adjacency
  • approximation
  • closeness
  • contiguity
  • familiarity
  • imminence
  • intimacy
  • propinquity
  • proximity
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