imminence

[ im-uh-nuh ns ]
/ ˈɪm ə nəns /

noun

Also im·mi·nen·cy. the state or condition of being imminent or impending: the imminence of war.
something that is imminent, especially an impending evil or danger.

Origin of imminence

From the Late Latin word imminentia, dating back to 1600–10. See imminent, -ence
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