Impendency
Impendence Im*pend"ence, Impendency Im*pend"en*cy, n. The state of impending; the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon; also, that which impends. ``Impendence of volcanic cloud.'' --Ruskin.

Syn: imminence, imminency, impendence, forthcomingness. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • imminentness — noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon • Syn: ↑imminence, ↑imminency, ↑impendence, ↑impendency, ↑forthcomingness • Derivationally related forms: ↑forthcoming (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • impendence — noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon • Syn: ↑imminence, ↑imminency, ↑imminentness, ↑impendency, ↑forthcomingness • Derivationally related forms: ↑forthcoming (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • imminency — n. the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon; imminence. Syn: imminence, impendence, impendency, forthcomingness. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Impendence — Im*pend ence, Impendency Im*pend en*cy, n. The state of impending; the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon; also, that which impends. Impendence of volcanic cloud. Ruskin. Syn: imminence, imminency, impendence, forthcomingness.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impendent — impendence, impendency, n. /im pen deuhnt/, adj. impending. [1585 95; < L impendent s. of impendens prp. of impendere to hang over, threaten. See IMPEND, ENT] * * * …   Universalium

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