Definition of Nowness

1. Noun. The quality of being the present. "A study of the pastness of the present and...of the presentness of the past"

Exact synonyms: Presentness
Generic synonyms: Timing
Specialized synonyms: Currency, Currentness, Up-to-dateness
Antonyms: Futurity, Pastness
Derivative terms: Present



Definition of Nowness

1. Noun. The property of happening now, or relating to now. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nowness

1. the state of existing at the present time [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nowness

nowell
nowells
nowels
nowhen
nowhence
nowhere
nowhere else
nowhere to be found
nowheres
nowhile
nowhither
nowise
nowl
nowls
nown
nowness (current term)
nownesses
nows
nowthe
nowts
nowy
noxa
noxae
noxal
noxes
noxious
noxious trade
noxiously
noxiousness

Literary usage of Nowness

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

1. Outlooks from the New Standpoint by Ernest Belfort Bax (1891)
"The actuality of / we may say is identical with nowness. I am and now are at bottom three words signifying one thing. All nowness is the form of I-ness, ..."

2. Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing by Larry Chang (2006)
"But since all concepts are based on the idea of relativity, it is impossible to find any words which go beyond that. So nowness is ..."

3. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1896)
"Equally so, and this is a point little regarded, does the presentness, the nowness of certain objects require to be explained. An object may be regarded at ..."

4. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1920)
"If we can master a metaphor, we can say that "nowness" of nature is the reality of the things of which it is composed. In our thought of reality, ..."

5. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1892)
"The second is the energy with which it affects other ideas, an energy which is infinite in the here-and-nowness of immediate sensation, finite and relative ..."

6. A Whimsey Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1906)
"There has fallen a splendid tear From the Is flower at the fence; She is coming, my Which, my dear, And as she Whistles a song of the Whence, The nowness ..."

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