- future time: Such discussion is better left to futurity.
- future generations; posterity: What will futurity say about this?
- the afterlife: the promise of eternal rest in futurity.
- a future state or condition; a future event, possibility, or prospect: We are concerned about the futurity of unsubsidized opera. His tactfulness remains more of a futurity than a reality.
- the quality of being future: the futurity of the end of the world.
- Also called futurity race. Horse Racing. a race, usually for two-year-olds, in which the entrants are selected long before the race is run, sometimes before the birth of the foal.
Origin of futurity
Related Words for futurityprospect, outlook, millennium, destiny, fate, hereafter, futurity, eternity, infinity, expectation, posterity, offing, morrow, tomorrow, afterward, aftertime
Examples from the Web for futurity
Historical Examples of futurity
It was as though the involuntary kiss had lurched him forward into a futurity of misery.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
Futurity can be no source of alarm to him who is conscious of acting right.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I
Francis Augustus Cox
Political economy was still sleeping in the womb of futurity.Bunyan
James Anthony Froude
As to leave, it has again vanished into the limbo of futurity.War Letters of a Public-School Boy
"Emma, I think you have the worst of this peeping into futurity," said Mary, laughing.The Settlers in Canada
- a less common word for future
- the quality of being in the future
- a future event