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futurity

[ fyoo-toor-i-tee, -tyoor-, -choor-, -chur- ]
/ fyuˈtʊər ɪ ti, -ˈtyʊər-, -ˈtʃʊər-, -ˈtʃɜr- /
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noun, plural fu·tu·ri·ties.

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.

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Origin of futurity

First recorded in 1595–1605; future + -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for futurity

futurity
/ (fjuːˈtjʊərɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

a less common word for future
the quality of being in the future
a future event
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