omnipresence

noun

om·​ni·​pres·​ence ˌäm-ni-ˈpre-zᵊn(t)s How to pronounce omnipresence (audio)
: the quality or state of being omnipresent : ubiquity

Examples of omnipresence in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The omnipresence of the smartphone, even in conflict zones, means there is always a way to get many vital visuals on a story out. Tom Soufi Burridge, ABC News, 7 Apr. 2024 Bayer now forever associates the song with the ticket, which means that the omnipresence of the Barbie movie weighed heavier on him than on most of us. Leila Sales, SPIN, 18 Mar. 2024 The omnipresence of Trump’s legal travails and his dominance in the Republican presidential primary ensure his shadow over the 2024 election will remain through November, and only increase Rep. Adam B. Schiff ‘s already heady chances of becoming California’s newest U.S. senator. Benjamin Oreskes, Los Angeles Times, 7 Mar. 2024 Then there’s the impact of the omnipresence of social media. Georgia Day, Glamour, 8 Mar. 2024 For Cirque co-founder Laliberté, the omnipresence of Cirque in Vegas is a far cry from the days when the fire-eating stilt walker performed with Ste-Croix on the streets of Quebec in the early ‘80s. Jessica Gelt, Los Angeles Times, 29 Nov. 2023 Despite the omnipresence of sugar in the Glades, unemployment in the three counties where sugar predominantly grows remains among the highest in the state. Michael Adno, Rolling Stone, 7 Jan. 2024 As a result of his omnipresence, Hilmy has made enough friends to run a small business, although the superhero-style lineup of people ready to help him at a moment’s notice is surprising, even to him. Jasmine Damian, Los Angeles Times, 3 Nov. 2023 In 2020, Marie Kondo’s petite omnipresence extended out of the home, making its way into the workplace. Coco Krumme, WIRED, 13 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1601, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of omnipresence was in 1601

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“Omnipresence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/omnipresence. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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