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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being the period of time that is happening now

Usage examples (18)
  • A study of the pastness of the present and...of the presentness of the past- R.E.Spiller
  • One of a true Christian's treasures is the "presentness" of his salvation.
  • Any event must have all three properties, pastness, presentness and futurity, but this is a contradiction.
  • The framing of the question of the presentness of scholarship in terms of place is more than rhetorical or metaphorical. for more
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