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contemporaneousness

Definitions

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  • n. The state or characteristic of being contemporaneous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or fact of being contemporaneous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being current or of the present
  • n. the quality of belonging to the same period of time

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Examples

  • Mr. Rubbino's style is pleasantly mod—a combination of blocky colors and fine lines—but a closer look reveals its contemporaneousness.

    A Vintage Look for Picture Books

  • The anomaly had to do with the degree of contemporaneousness of cyclical movements in household and business investment, with the former leading the latter.

    Finn E. Kydland - Autobiography

  • The thesis that experience of the contemporaneousness of art involves us in more than what we are presently aware of (i.e., the “substance” of underlying and on-going trans-individual linguistic and cultural practices) is supported by the three arguments from analogy concerning the character of play, the festival and the symbol.

    Gadamer's Aesthetics

  • There is an air of contemporaneousness about everything.

    Humanly Speaking

  • Only when an influence is exerted, whether immediately or through a third party, from one upon another has society come into existence in place of a mere spatial juxtaposition or temporal contemporaneousness or succession of individuals.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • Could she possibly marry this boy whom her sentimental contemporaneousness with his father naturally seemed to relegate to a generation younger than herself?

    The Halo

  • By this means the contemporaneousness of the various strata may be recognized or the parallelism of the several strata established.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • These tales had both contemporaneousness and vitality.

    "The Dime Novel in American Life"

  • Of course, the policemen are described, these servants of arbitrariness, these lifeguards of contemporaneousness, striding up to their knees in blood, or how else do they write in such cases?

    Yama: the pit

  • The contents of this series of tombs have been given thus in detail, in order to show that the same grouping of objects occurs over and over again, and that they can therefore be with confidence attributed to the original burials, though if only a single tomb had been examined there would be no proof of the contemporaneousness of any object in it.

    El Kab

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