Examples from the Web for contingence
Contingence applicable to Supreme, under new definition only, vi.
The one is an eternal and necessary truth, subject to no contingence, no possibility of the opposite.
If we reflect on these considerations, the problem of determinism and of contingence will appear to us in a new light.
Contingence not even applies to essence, let alone super-essence, vi.
British Dictionary definitions for contingence
Word Origin and History for contingence
early 16c., from Medieval Latin *contingentia, from contingent- present participle stem of contingere "to touch" (see contact (n.)).