Thursday, May 12, 2005
concomitant adjective [kuhn-KOM-uh-tuhnt] Accompanying; attendant; occurring or existing concurrently.
Definitions for concomitant
- Accompanying; attendant; occurring or existing concurrently.
- Something that accompanies or is collaterally connected with something else; an accompaniment.
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Citations for concomitant
For a filmmaker so obsessed with these issues, it is a sad irony that his fear of things going wrong--and his concomitant mania for clockwork control--should have been a major reason for the failure of . . . his final film.
In short, the inevitable concomitant of autocracy . . . is aggression and imperialism.
Origin of concomitant
Concomitant comes from the present participle of Latin concomitari, to accompany, from com- (used intensively) + comitari, to accompany, from comes, comit-, a companion.