Definition of Immediateness

1. Noun. The quickness of action or occurrence. "The instancy of modern communication"

2. Noun. Lack of an intervening or mediating agency. "The immediacy of television coverage"
Exact synonyms: Immediacy
Generic synonyms: Directness, Straightness
Attributes: Immediate, Mediate
Antonyms: Mediacy
Derivative terms: Immediate, Immediate

Definition of Immediateness

1. n. The quality or relations of being immediate in manner, place, or time; exemption from second or interventing causes.

Definition of Immediateness

1. Noun. the state of being immediate; immediacy ¹

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Definition of Immediateness

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immediateness (current term)

Literary usage of Immediateness

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1. Exploratio Philosophica by John Grote (1900)
"THE vague, involved, half-consciousness of immediateness awakes to full consciousness or self-consciousness on the one side, exactly in the same manner as ..."

2. Hegel's Doctrine of Reflection: Being a Paraphrase and a Commentary by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1881)
"Hegel, in this passage, calls attention to the nature of this immediateness, or independence, as arising from the activity of negation, which triumphs in ..."

3. Moral Science: A Compendium of Ethics by Alexander Bain (1888)
"... considerations are urged:— First, The immediateness of a judgment, is no proof of its being innate; long practice or familiarity lias the same effect. ..."

4. Hegel's Logic: A Book on the Genesis of the Categories of the Mind. A by William Torrey Harris (1890)
"It is self- relation that produces immediateness or being, namely personal identity ... "Reflection is positing in so far as it is immediateness as return; ..."

5. Angelic Wisdom Concerning the Divine Providence by Emanuel Swedenborg, George Woolworth Colton (1918)
"Fourthly : That this is done mediately through preaching does not take away the immediateness. The Word must needs be taught mediately through parents, ..."

6. A Source Book for Mediæval History: Selected Documents Illustrating the by Oliver Joseph Thatcher, Edgar Holmes McNeal (1905)
"... the rule of the archbishop, who was governing them in a tyrannical manner. . . . 310. CONFIRMATION OF THE immediateness op THK CITIZENS OF SPEYER, 1267. ..."

7. The Spiritual Body in Relation to the Divine Law of Life by G. H. Peeke (1912)
"CHAPTER X THE immediateness OF THE RESURRECTION ACCORDS WITH THE DIVINE LAW OF LIFE WHATEVER may be our views of the Gospel message, it has lifted the dark ..."

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