Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being recent; newness; freshness; recency; lateness of origin or occurrence: as, the recentness of alluvial land; the recentness of news or of events.
- n. The characteristic of being recent.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Quality or state of being recent.
- n. a time immediately before the present
- n. the property of having happened or appeared not long ago
“Unless the recentness is critical to the story, I would recommend leaving “recently convicted” out.”
“But first, in order that this colossal adventure may be fully grasped, the recentness and the remoteness of Alaska must be emphasized.”
“It's a grim tale and I know it's history, but its recentness makes it all the more surprising that subcontracting in the learning and skills sector is de rigueur once again in 2011.”
“With 125,000 people packed into 2.7 of the city's 469 square miles, Koreatown is typical of this polyglot city where more than 100 languages are spoken and nothing is typical except recentness: 46 percent of the residents are foreign-born.”
“A second android, not a member of the service and with no life experience, could actually prove even more valuable, should the recentness and the circumstances of its manufacture allow Starfleet to seize control of it.”
“TX was simply where the event occurred. .it could have been KS or MO. .or even Tallahassee Fl, in terms of how geography but the recentness of the date was the point.”
“Many Canadians dislike Harper, though the recentness of the 2008 election, lack of viable alternatives and likely prospect of an even more dysfunctional parliament do not have people clamoring for an election.”
“Taking a cue from Mrs. Coulter, some bullets of recentness, and a couple of links:”
“It only matters based on the scummimess factor, weighted by recentness and likeability.”
“But I have a web cam shot that is poorly done, at a poor angle, in poor lighting, and has nothing going for it except it's state of recentness.”
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