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impending

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of impending

  1. 1 being soon to appear or take place an impending celebration of the 100th anniversary of the college's founding Synonyms of impending approaching, coming, imminent, forthcoming, nearing, oncoming, pending, proximate, upcomingWords Related to impending future; anticipated, awaited, expected, foreseen, predictedNear Antonyms of impending bygone, erstwhile, foregone, former, old, onetime, other, past, quondam, sometime, whilomAntonyms of impending late, recent

  2. 2 giving signs of immediate occurrence an aura of impending doom hung over the city Synonyms of impending imminent, looming, pending, threateningWords Related to impending approaching, coming, forthcoming, future, near, nearing, oncoming, upcoming; brewing, gathering; likely, possible, probable; inevitable, unavoidable; apocalyptic (also apocalyptical), lowering, menacing, ominous, portentous; anticipated, awaited, expected, foreseen, predictedNear Antonyms of impending distant, far-off, remote; eventual, ultimate; bygone, former, past; late, recent



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