noun, plural im·me·di·a·cies.
- immediate presence of an object of knowledge to the mind, without any distortions, inferences, or interpretations, and without involvement of any intermediate agencies.
- the direct content of the mind as distinguished from representation or cognition.
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More than anything else, what the first person perspective adds is a sense of immediacy.I Felt Like Showering After the First-Person Sex in ‘Grand Theft Auto’|Alec Kubas-Meyer|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The barrage and immediacy of these images magnifies these horrors.
The only difference between then and now is the immediacy of the access.
It is that sense of immediacy, even in novels about the past, that you get from his fiction.Peter Matthiessen Was One of the Greatest Writers of a Great Generation|Malcolm Jones|April 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet the difficulty was in capturing the immediacy of a narrative that was chaotically in motion.
And with the bright small things of immediacy they are so active and-399- alert.Marriage|H. G. Wells
Immediacy is rather supremacy in opposition to subordination, which has quiddam medium between itself and power.Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies|Samuel Johnson
This word means first of all simple apprehension of immediacy, grasp of primitive fact.A New Philosophy: Henri Bergson|Edouard le Roy
In thought, therefore, the world of nature loses its immediacy and becomes a realm of appearances and phantoms.Life's Basis and Life's Ideal|Rudolf Eucken
The air of immediacy which enveloped him made quiet imagination impossible.The Foolish Lovers|St. John G. Ervine