Definition of Contemporaneity

1. Noun. The quality of being current or of the present. "A shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village"




2. Noun. The quality of belonging to the same period of time.

Definition of Contemporaneity

1. n. The state of being contemporaneous.

Definition of Contemporaneity

1. Noun. The state or characteristic of being contemporaneous. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Contemporaneity

1. [n -TIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Contemporaneity

contemplates
contemplating
contemplation
contemplations
contemplatist
contemplatists
contemplatively
contemplativeness
contemplatives
contemplator
contemplators
contempo
contemporalities
contemporality
contemporaneity
contemporaneous
contemporaneously
contemporaneousness
contemporaries
contemporarily
contemporariness
contemporary
contemporary world
contemporisation
contemporisations
contemporise
contemporization
contemporizations
contemporize

Literary usage of Contemporaneity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Student's Manual of Geology by Joseph Beete Jukes (1872)
"Difficulty in determining the Contemporaneity of Distant Formations. ... Such strict contemporaneity in the rocks of distant localities is probably a very ..."

2. Lay Sermons, Addresses and Reviews by Thomas Henry Huxley (1903)
"X. GEOLOGICAL Contemporaneity AND PERSISTENT TYPES OF LIFE. MERCHANTS occasionally go through a wholesome, though troublesome and ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"... and Contemporaneity. By Professor WJ SOLLAS, FRS On the occasion of the centenary of William Smith's great discovery of the identification of strata by ..."

4. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1905)
"Contemporaneity of Strongly-contrasted Strata. Diagonal Lamination and Stratification. Surface- markings. TECTONIC or Structural Geology treats of the ..."

5. The National Review edited by Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot (1860)
"It also appears that this admixture is of such a kind as to prove a complete contemporaneity, and not an accidental admixture made after both had been ..."

6. Select Works of Thomas H. Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley (1886)
"GEOLOGICAL Contemporaneity AND PERSISTENT TYPES OF LIFE. MERCHANTS occasionally go through a wholesome, though troublesome and not always satisfactory, ..."

7. Discourses Biological and Geological by Thomas Henry Huxley (1897)
"IX GEOLOGICAL Contemporaneity AND PERSISTENT TYPES OF LIFE [1862] MERCHANTS occasionally go through a wholesome, though troublesome and not always ..."

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