Definition of imminence
1 : something imminent; especially : impending evil or danger
2 : the quality or state of being imminent
Examples of imminence in a Sentence
since the end of the Cold War, nuclear annihilation has seemed to be a less likely imminence
Recent Examples of imminence from the Web
Mr. Lopez, who typically works in impressionistic black and white, shot in the early mornings and at dusk, when the light itself embodied the imminence of change.
The imminence of the threat is visible from the top of a hill just behind Ms. Soukat’s house: a sprawling development of condos wrapped around a golf course, built by a major real estate developer, Addoha.
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