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impendent

[im-pen-duh nt] /ɪmˈpɛn dənt/
adjective
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Origin of impendent
1585-1595
1585-95; < Latin impendent- stem of impendēns present participle of impendēre to hang over, threaten. See impend, -ent
Related forms
impendence, impendency, noun
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Word Origin and History for impendent

1590s, from Latin impendens "impending," present participle of impendere (see impend).

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