imminence

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

im·mi·nence

noun \ˈi-mə-nən(t)s\

Definition of IMMINENCE

1
:  something imminent; especially :  impending evil or danger
2
:  the quality or state of being imminent

Examples of IMMINENCE

  1. <since the end of the Cold War, nuclear annihilation has seemed to be a less likely imminence>

First Known Use of IMMINENCE

1606

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