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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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The problem is omnipresent and unavoidable. seeking some much-needed relief from the omnipresent noise of the big city
Recent Examples on the Web In Shanghai, that repression was launched with a bloody purge on April 12, 1927, conducted with the help of a motley army assembled by the omnipresent, triad-like Green Gang and its powerful chieftain Du Yuesheng. Mishi Saran, Quartz, "Can Hong Kong’s fighting spirit endure? An answer might lie in China’s own Communist history," 19 Sep. 2019 Rain this week, coming after an exceptionally dry winter and April, should give a boost to backyard gardeners and provide a brief reprieve from what has become an almost omnipresent wildfire danger in the San Diego County. Robert Krier,, "Rain helps in short term, but fire risk remains high," 1 May 2018 Freshman Kai Jones morphed into an omnipresent shot-blocking force. Nick Moyle,, "Success in Stillwater fortifies Texas ahead of meeting with No. 6 Kansas," 17 Jan. 2020 But all those electron-proton couples formed an omnipresent hydrogen fog that stopped one particular ultraviolet hue from breaking through. Charlie Wood, Popular Science, "Young galaxies transformed the early universe by blowing bubbles," 10 Jan. 2020 There’s often expected interaction with each other’s families, the delicate process of blending significant traditions, and the omnipresent weight of selecting the perfect gifts to exchange. Author: Wayne And Wanda, Anchorage Daily News, "I want a house, marriage and kids with my boyfriend. How do I say that without scaring him off?," 5 Jan. 2020 Seoul food fans might recognize the appetizer’s nod to the omnipresent honey butter chips sold abroad. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, "For exceptional Korean food, book a table at Anju," 2 Jan. 2020 Gravity is all around us, an omnipresent force that keeps our feet on the ground or our bodies falling down the stairs, but there’s actually a whole lot more to this story. Matt Simon, Wired, "So You Think You Know Gravity? Let Us Drop Some Knowledge," 20 Dec. 2019 But nowhere was the interpolation more omnipresent than at weddings. The Atlantic, "The 14 Best Music Moments of 2019," 18 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of omnipresent

1595, in the meaning defined above

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“Omnipresent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of omnipresent

formal : present in all places at all times

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