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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The problem is omnipresent and unavoidable. seeking some much-needed relief from the omnipresent noise of the big city
Recent Examples on the Web Her love for science is omnipresent, though subdued, in her velvety R&B songs. Washington Post, 4 May 2022 This mega-company has long fostered a feel-good, small-town ethos to become an avatar for the idealized California life like no other company has — more affordable than Patagonia, less bro-y than Tesla, not as omnipresent as Disney. Los Angeles Times, 23 Oct. 2021 Fans around the Augusta National grounds, where the giant white scoreboards are omnipresent, watched as Woods’s name appeared near the top of leaderboard at one under par. Bill Pennington, New York Times, 7 Apr. 2022 Fast forward to today, Don Jazzy is seemingly omnipresent. Vincent Desmond, Billboard, 15 Apr. 2022 Former nominee Astorino is very much in the game with 15% and Wilson, who has vowed to spend $12 billion of his own money and is omnipresent on television has moved up 11%. John Zogby, Forbes, 14 Apr. 2022 For decades, the Western was omnipresent on movie screens but underrepresented on Oscar night. Stuart Miller, Variety, 28 Feb. 2022 From her many hit albums and her groundbreaking use of visual culture to her iconic performances and the crafting of her artist persona, Spears’ impact on pop culture remains omnipresent. Cady Lang, Time, 22 Feb. 2022 There’s no question that since 2016, social media has become omnipresent in our lives. Steven P. Dinkin, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of omnipresent

1595, in the meaning defined above

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“Omnipresent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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