om·​ni·​pres·​ent | \ ˌäm-ni-ˈpre-zᵊnt How to pronounce omnipresent (audio) \

Definition of omnipresent

: present in all places at all times the museum's omnipresent security apparatus big-city crime dramas, with omnipresent gloom and seedy, nocturnal settings— R. F. Moss

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Synonyms for omnipresent


ubiquitous, universal, wall-to-wall

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Examples of omnipresent in a Sentence

The problem is omnipresent and unavoidable. seeking some much-needed relief from the omnipresent noise of the big city

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Robot Operating System, or ROS, which is omnipresent in robotics research. Matt Simon, WIRED, "Facebook Unleashes Software to Make Programming Robots Easy," 20 June 2019 That high was muted by the apparent injury to Kevin Durant’s Achilles tendon in the second quarter, after Durant was omnipresent in his return to the court for the first time in a month. Paul Daugherty,, "Doc's Morning Line: Here's why the Cincinnati Reds' deal for Yasiel Puig was not bad," 8 June 2019 Rapper Drake, an ardent Raptors fan, has been omnipresent during the postseason, once giving Raptors coach Nick Nurse a brief shoulder massage during play. Gary Peterson, The Mercury News, "Warriors’ part-owner banned by NBA for shoving Raptors player," 6 June 2019 Plastics — omnipresent in modern life — are falling from the air, circulating in the seas and turning up in the soil. Evan Bush, The Seattle Times, "Average Americans eat, inhale thousands of tiny plastic pieces every year, study says," 6 June 2019 And the omnipresent tie-ins and partnerships — which get films promoted in fast food chains and on grocery store items — can generate up to $400 million worth of additional publicity. Ryan Faughnder,, "Kim Kardashian, Drybar, and the gonzo marketing behind ‘Secret Life of Pets 2’," 5 June 2019 Louis Vuitton transformed the outdoor space with omnipresent LV monograms, placed everywhere from the DJ booth to the interactive photo booth. Zachary Schwartz, Vogue, "Emma Stone, Ruth Negga, and Jennifer Connelly Pulled an All-Nighter at the Louis Vuitton Cruise After-Party," 9 May 2019 To take a shower, make coffee, schedule a doctor’s appointment, take a work call, text your best friend, or do absolutely anything that can give you a break from the omnipresent need-fulfillment that is parenting young children. Laura Turner, Glamour, "The Big Problem With the New Screen Time Guidelines for Kids," 26 Apr. 2019 William Ackman, once an omnipresent rabble-rouser, is barely visible these days. Cara Lombardo, WSJ, "After Suffering Bruising Losses, Ackman Pursues Quiet Recovery," 21 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of omnipresent

1595, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of omnipresent

formal : present in all places at all times

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