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 His classic photographs, his 10-foot bronze statue and mostly the stories people tell about him are still omnipresent among the pristine lakes, rolling hills and the green, green grass of Arnie’s home. Mike Bianchi, orlandosentinel.com, "Five years after Arnold Palmer’s death, his tournament is still one of best on PGA Tour | Commentary," 27 Feb. 2021 Oh yes, Juicy Couture turns 25 this month, and their sets were omnipresent on the likes of Kim Kardashian West and Paris Hilton during the all-excess ’00s. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Dua Lipa Proves She’s More Than On Board With the Tracksuit Revival," 19 Oct. 2020 At a time when real-life school violence was an omnipresent and chilling threat, Grand Army does not approach the set piece with the necessary amount of solemnity; the kind of solemnity every scene starring Joey receives. Ariana Romero, refinery29.com, "Netflix’s Grand Army Is Triggering. It Will Also Be All Over Your Timeline," 17 Oct. 2020 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

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First Known Use of omnipresent

1595, in the meaning defined above

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“Omnipresent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/omnipresent. Accessed 8 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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