- living or occurring during the same period of time; contemporary.
Origin of contemporaneous
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Historical Examples of contemporaneity
They cannot be indeed separated from contemporaneity; for that would be to separate them from the mind itself.Biographia Literaria
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
It employs historical methods, and uses the simplexii tests of comparison and contemporaneity.The Evolution of Old Testament Religion
W. E. Orchard
Thus, for the continuation of the species, there must needs be a contemporaneity of vertebrate and evertebrate hosts.Parasites
T. Spencer Cobbold
- existing, beginning, or occurring in the same period of time
Word Origin and History for contemporaneity
1650s, from Late Latin contemporaneus "contemporary," from the same source as contemporary but with a form after Late Latin temporaneous "timely." Related: Contemporaneously; contemporaneity.