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immediacy

noun

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the state or condition of being near
  • the immediacy of Christmas is just beginning to dawn on many last-minute shoppers

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The first known use of immediacy was in 1605

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“Immediacy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/immediacy. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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