Definition of Present moment

1. Noun. At this time. "She is studying at the moment"

Exact synonyms: Here And Now, Moment
Generic synonyms: Nowadays, Present

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Present Moment

present conditional
present continuous
present imperfect
present indicative
present moment (current term)
present participle
present participles
present perfect
present perfect continuous
present perfect progressive
present perfect tense
present progressive
present progressive tense
present sense impression
present sense impressions
present subjunctive
present system
present tense
present tenses

Literary usage of Present moment

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

1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1846)
"... that the acrid ecclesiastical temper of the present moment—this narrow, burning mood, is the mood, not of soured seniors, who are leaving the stage, ..."

2. The Psychology of Suggestion: A Research Into the Subconscious Nature of Man by Boris Sidis (1898)
"It is partly this consideration that Prof. James has in mind when he declares that " the present moment of consciousness is the darkest in the whole series. ..."

3. The Confessions of an English Opium-eater by Thomas De Quincey (1913)
"The fact is, I imagine myself writing at a distance of twenty—thirty —fifty years ahead of this present moment, either for the satisfaction of the few who ..."

4. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1883)
"... present moment it was not his calling to fish, and that the- vessel was what was called in England a yacht. We did not even offer to smile, ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1888)
"east coast ; it is neither one nor the other at the present moment, looking at the situation both in Africa and in Europe. But meanwhile, if it be necessary ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer by Roger Meeson, Great Britain Court of Exchequer, William Newland Welsby, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1841)
"... statutes of limitation down to the present moment, and on End,. Chamber, the generally received opinion of the profession on the subject, ..."

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