Definitions

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  • n. The state of impending.
  • n. That which impends.

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

  • n. the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon

Etymologies

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Examples

  • BURNS: Well, he dropped out of the race, Nancy, due to the impendency of the investigation.

    CNN Transcript Nov 21, 2005

  • Their eyes rested upon the mountainside they had just left — oppressed by some dark sense of tragic impendency.

    Tales of the Jazz Age

  • Then the breathless impendency of the event swept his mind clear of details.

    The Beautiful and Damned

  • Their eyes rested upon the mountainside they had just left -- oppressed by some dark sense of tragic impendency.

    Tales of the Jazz Age

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