omnipresent

adjective
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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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
Recent Examples on the Web The standard ghost kitchen is delivery-only and could be located anywhere, connecting with customers through the omnipresent delivery apps. Ian Mcnulty, NOLA.com, "Semolina, New Orleans restaurant born in 1990s, returns as 'ghost kitchen' for delivery," 19 Jan. 2021 But even with the pandemic as an omnipresent backdrop, life went on. Washington Post, "2020 was a remarkably difficult year — not only because of the pandemic," 30 Dec. 2020 The track keeps its foot in 2020 via a feature from the omnipresent R&B hook king Ty Dolla $ign. Natalie Maher, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Best Songs of 2020," 29 Dec. 2020 Our death rates, suicide rates and poverty numbers have been omnipresent in my life since before the pandemic. Terese Marie Mailhot, Time, "I Rejected the Native Grieving Ceremonies My Mother Taught Me When She Died. But Losing Friends During the Pandemic Changed That," 28 Dec. 2020 The Elf on the Shelf has taken some flak in recent years for packaging omnipresent surveillance as cute holiday fun for kids. Jessica Mccrory Calarco, The Atlantic, "The Real Problem With the ‘Naughty List’," 24 Dec. 2020 Yet the machinery of racial inequality continues to be omnipresent. Akilah Johnson, ProPublica, "How COVID-19 Hollowed Out a Generation of Young Black Men," 22 Dec. 2020 Whether financial, emotional or spiritual, the sense of loss has been omnipresent. George Mccalman, SFChronicle.com, "300,000 dead from COVID. How do we mourn them?," 17 Dec. 2020 Channeling the former Dallas Cowboys star, Ossai dominated as an omnipresent wrecking ball in Texas’ 38-10 shellacking of No. 11 Utah at the Alamo Bowl. Nick Moyle, ExpressNews.com, "Texas star LB Joseph Ossai declares early for 2021 NFL draft," 14 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of omnipresent

1595, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of omnipresent was in 1595

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26 Jan 2021

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“Omnipresent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/omnipresent. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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omnipresent

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of omnipresent

formal : present in all places at all times

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