Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Advening; coming from without; superadded.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Coming from outward causes; superadded.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Caused by outside forces; coming from without; external, additional.

Etymologies

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From (the present participle of) Latin advenīre.

Examples

  • They are extrinsic, advenient things, that never come to a nearer union with thy soul; and though they could, they would debase thy soul, and not exalt it, because of a baser inferior nature.

    The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

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