om·​ni·​pres·​ence | \ ˌäm-ni-ˈpre-zᵊn(t)s How to pronounce omnipresence (audio) \

Definition of omnipresence

: the quality or state of being omnipresent : ubiquity

Examples of omnipresence in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are reasons to believe that politics have changed since Republicans last unified against a sweeping stimulus package, not the least of which is Trump's omnipresence in the party. Steve Peoples, Star Tribune, "Republicans test history in vote against pandemic relief," 27 Feb. 2021 The main trend in today’s world seems to be a global state of chaos in our economic and political systems, initiated by the omnipresence of the Covid-19 pandemic. Naira Velumyan, Forbes, "Transforming Your Business Into A Masterpiece," 25 Feb. 2021 While, at first, I was thrown off by the wavy mirror’s omnipresence in the feeds of fashion’s finest, the rise of the trend actually seems inevitable. Irina Grechko,, "Why Do So Many Outfit Selfies Feature This Mirror?," 10 Feb. 2021 Efforts to decode and contest the omnipresence of white supremacist ideology have supplied invaluable resources for the clear refutation of the Lost Cause since the myth’s brutal inception. Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, The New Republic, "The Unacceptable Costs of Appeasing MAGA Nation," 21 Dec. 2020 This story has the omnipresence in the Mob literature of flood myths in the ancient Near East. Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker, "Why New York’s Mob Mythology Endures," 30 Nov. 2020 Therefore consciousness—which Penrose and Hameroff argue arises because of quantum coherence in the brain—has potential for omnipresence. Usman T. Malik, Wired, "The Future of Work: ‘Beyond These Stars Other Tribulations of Love,’ by Usman T. Malik," 11 Dec. 2020 Disney's omnipresence will decrease just a bit next year, as its nationwide Radio Disney network will shut down in early 2021, the company announced Thursday. Tyler Aquilina,, "Radio Disney to shut down in 2021," 5 Dec. 2020 Given the group’s global audience and GMA’s omnipresence in America, the look may be the most viewed of the season. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "This Week, the Best-Dressed Celebrities Went for Fashion With Maximum Impact," 26 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of omnipresence

1601, in the meaning defined above

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“Omnipresence.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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