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futurity

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noun fu·tu·ri·ty \fyü-ˈtu̇r-ə-tē, -ˈtyu̇r-, -ˈchu̇r-\

Simple Definition of futurity

  • : the quality of being or happening in the future

Full Definition of futurity

plural fu·tu·ri·ties

  1. 1 :  time to come :  future

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being future

  3. 3 plural :  future events or prospects

  4. 4 a :  a horse race usually for two-year-olds in which the competitors are nominated at birth or before b :  a race or competition for which entries are made well in advance of the event

Examples of futurity

  1. In English we can express futurity with will and shall.

  2. <we can scarcely imagine what observers in some remote futurity will think of civilization as it existed at the dawn of the 21st century>



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