Definition of immediacy
1 : the quality or state of being immediate
2 : something that is immediate —usually used in plural
Examples of immediacy in a sentence
Television coverage gave the war greater immediacy than it had ever before had.
There is an immediacy to watching a live performance that you cannot get from hearing a recording.
First Known Use of immediacy
IMMEDIACY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of immediacy for English Language Learners
: the quality that makes something seem important or interesting because it is or seems to be happening now
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