Definition of Futurity

1. Noun. The time yet to come.

Exact synonyms: Future, Hereafter, Time To Come
Generic synonyms: Time
Specialized synonyms: Kingdom Come, By-and-by, Offing, Tomorrow, Manana
Antonyms: Past
Derivative terms: Future, Future



2. Noun. The quality of being in or of the future.
Generic synonyms: Timing
Derivative terms: Future, Future, Future
Antonyms: Pastness, Presentness

Definition of Futurity

1. n. State of being that is yet to come; future state.

Definition of Futurity

1. Noun. the future ¹

2. Noun. the state of being in the future. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Futurity

1. the future [n -TIES] - See also: future

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Futurity

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Literary usage of Futurity

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1. The Value of Money by Benjamin McAlester Anderson (1917)
"To pick out one element— as " futurity "1—as marking off credit from other things would be an illustration of this. Or to take the notion of promise, ..."

2. The Classical World by Classical Association of the Atlantic States (1916)
"The clauses arc descriptive clauses of determined futurity like II. 23. 345 and Od. 6.201 with the subjunctive, quoted above (page 180). ..."

3. Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social by John Stuart Mill (1899)
"On the Probable futurity of the Laboring Classes § I. The observations in the preceding chapter had for their principal object to deprecate a false ideal of ..."

4. The Verbalist: A Manual Devoted to Brief Discussions of the Right and Wrong by Alfred Ayres (1882)
"Had' may be subjunctive ; 'I had fainted' is, in construction, analogous to'I should have fainted '; the word for futurity, ' shall,' not being necessary to ..."

5. The Light of Nature Pursued by Abraham Tucker, Henry Paulet St. John Mildmay (1831)
"I know very well we are all sufficiently convinced, that the most distant futurity will one day become present, and when present, whatever satisfaction or ..."

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