Definition of supervenient
: coming or occurring as something additional, extraneous, or unexpected
Examples of supervenient
<he painted his landscapes for self-fulfillment, regarding financial rewards as supervenient to his reason for doing them>
Origin of supervenient
Latin supervenient-, superveniens, present participle of supervenire
First Known Use: 1594
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