supervenient

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adjective su·per·ve·nient \-ˈvē-nyənt\

Definition of supervenient

  1. :  coming or occurring as something additional, extraneous, or unexpected

Examples of supervenient in a sentence

  1. he painted his landscapes for self-fulfillment, regarding financial rewards as supervenient to his reason for doing them

Origin and Etymology of supervenient

Latin supervenient-, superveniens, present participle of supervenire


First Known Use: 1565


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