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  • noun The property of happening now, or relating to now.

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  • noun the quality of being the present

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Examples

  • 'nowness' - real-time information - is a new concept that wasn't around when Google started, or even a few years ago.

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  • Wax philosophical about how there is a persistent "nowness" to the web, evocative of a timeless, eternal existence currently beyond our ability to grasp.

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  • Wax philosophical about how there is a persistent "nowness" to the web, evocative of a timeless, eternal existence currently beyond our ability to grasp.

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  • He said Luke, this year's lectionary Gospel, emphasized the "nowness" of God's action in Jesus.

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  • The source of the problem, according to Rushkoff, was an outdated industrial model made obsolete by the "nowness" of the Internet.

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  • But the concept of "nowness" and immediacy give us a great way to make sense of it, and a better understanding of how to make it work for us.

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  • There followed a new piece by Thomas Larcher "What Becomes" which behaved like a curtain-raiser to Mussorgsky's Pictures being full of Mussorgskian rhetoric and declamation and the odd plucked and scraped piano string to assert its "nowness".

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  • There followed a new piece by Thomas Larcher "What Becomes" which behaved like a curtain-raiser to Mussorgsky's Pictures being full of Mussorgskian rhetoric and declamation and the odd plucked and scraped piano string to assert its "nowness".

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  • 'nowness', thrilled and galvanized by the possibilities of onrushing modernity.

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  • A golden couple is always worth more than the sum of its parts and Mr and Mrs Jopling's presence seemed to validate the "nowness" of any event.

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