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imminent

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of imminent

  1. 1 giving signs of immediate occurrence <a storm is imminent, so you should seek shelter now> Synonyms impending, looming, pending, threatening Related Words approaching, coming, forthcoming, future, near, nearing, oncoming, upcoming; brewing, gathering; likely, possible, probable; inevitable, unavoidable; apocalyptic (also apocalyptical), lowering, menacing, ominous, portentous; anticipated, awaited, expected, foreseen, predicted Phrases around the corner Near Antonyms distant, far-off, remote; eventual, ultimate; bygone, former, past; late, recent

  2. 2 being soon to appear or take place <an imminent development that should radically transform how we treat the disease> Synonyms approaching, coming, forthcoming, impending, nearing, oncoming, pending, proximate, upcomingRelated Words future; anticipated, awaited, expected, foreseen, predictedNear Antonyms bygone, erstwhile, foregone, former, old, onetime, other, past, quondam, sometime, whilomAntonyms late, recent




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