Definition of Presentness in English :

Define Presentness in English

Presentness meaning in English

Meaning of Presentness in English

Pronunciation of Presentness in English

Presentness pronunciation in English

Pronounce Presentness in English


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1. nowness, presentness

the quality of being the present

Example Sentences:
'a study of the pastness of the present and...of the presentness of the past'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of presentness
the state of being present

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see synonyms of presentness
1. A moment or period in time perceptible as intermediate between past and future; now.
2. Grammar
a. The present tense.
b. A verb form in the present tense.
3. presents Law The document or instrument in question: Be it known by these presents.
1. Existing or happening now; current: the present leader; present trends.
a. Being at hand or in attendance: Thirty guests were present at the ceremony.
b. Existing in something specified: Oxygen is present in the bloodstream.
3. Now being considered; actually here or involved: the present subject; present company excepted.
4. Grammar Designating a verb tense or form that expresses current time.
5. Archaic Readily available; immediate.
6. Obsolete Alert to circumstances; attentive.

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