- contact or tangency.
Origin of contingence
Related Words for contingencepredicament, accident, eventuality, emergency, possibility, likelihood, touch, touching, tangency
Examples from the Web for contingence
Historical Examples of contingence
Contingence not even applies to essence, let alone super-essence, vi.
Contingence applicable to Supreme, under new definition only, vi.
If we reflect on these considerations, the problem of determinism and of contingence will appear to us in a new light.
The one is an eternal and necessary truth, subject to no contingence, no possibility of the opposite.
- the state of touching or being in contact
- another word for contingency
early 16c., from Medieval Latin *contingentia, from contingent- present participle stem of contingere "to touch" (see contact (n.)).