Definition of Immediacy

1. Noun. Lack of an intervening or mediating agency. "The immediacy of television coverage"

Exact synonyms: Immediateness
Generic synonyms: Directness, Straightness
Attributes: Immediate, Mediate
Antonyms: Mediacy
Derivative terms: Immediate, Immediate



2. Noun. Immediate intuitive awareness.
Exact synonyms: Immediate Apprehension
Generic synonyms: Intuition

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

Definition of Immediacy

1. n. The relation of freedom from the interventionof a medium; immediateness.

Definition of Immediacy

1. Noun. the quality of being immediate, of happening right away ¹

2. Noun. lack of mediation ¹

3. Noun. (philosophy) immediate awareness or apprehension ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Immediacy

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Literary usage of Immediacy

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1. Thought and Things: A Study of the Development and Meaning of Thought, Or by James Mark Baldwin (1911)
"MODES OF immediacy Stating briefly the general conclusions to which we will ... 9. d) The immediacy of primitiveness : the intent of existence or reality ..."

2. Genetic Theory of Reality: Being the Outcome of Genetic Logic as Issuing in by James Mark Baldwin (1915)
"Among the theories of reality based on immediacy, an important group make appeal to synthetic states such as these, to illustrate the immediacy intended. ..."

3. The Aesthetic Experience: Its Nature and Function in Epistemology by William Davis Furry (1908)
"Such immediacy, he proceeds to say, may be due to the absence of reflective analysis of the given content into its constituent aspects, or it may be due to ..."

4. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"It is important in this case, notably for ethics, the discussion of the immediacy of ethical value being confused by the failure to make the distinction, ..."

5. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"It is important in this case, notably for ethics, the discussion of the immediacy of ethical value being confused by the failure to make the distinction, ..."

6. The Logic of Definition: Explained and Applied by William Leslie Davidson (1885)
"In the first of these applications of immediacy, Intuition is commonly contrasted with Thought. Now, what is the meaning of this famous antithesis ? ..."

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