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[ om-nuh-prez-uhnt ]


  1. present everywhere at the same time:

    the omnipresent God.


/ ˌɒmnɪˈprɛzənt /


  1. (esp of a deity) present in all places at the same time

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Derived Forms

  • ˌomniˈpresence, noun

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Other Words From

  • omni·presence noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of omnipresent1

First recorded in 1600–10; from Medieval Latin omnipraesent- (stem of omnipraesēns ), equivalent to Latin omni- omni- + praesent- present 1

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Synonym Study

Omnipresent, ubiquitous refer to the quality of being everywhere. Omnipresent emphasizes in a lofty or dignified way the power, usually divine, of being present everywhere at the same time, as though all-enveloping: Divine law is omnipresent. Ubiquitous is applied to that which seems to appear in many and all sorts of places, or in an undignified or humorous way is “all over the place,” often when unwanted: A bore seems to be ubiquitous.

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Example Sentences

There was no use having an opinion on something so omnipresent.

From Eater

Indeed, so firm is their grip on humanity that Pollan’s quest in the caffeine chapter is simply to avoid the omnipresent drug.

An extreme degree of seamlessness will be required to dynamically connect our physical surrounding with the omnipresent digital systems.

The romance in Shadow and Bone is rampant and omnipresent, but it’s just as poorly handled as all the other plot elements.

From Vox

Perhaps the best Republicans to do so happen to bear names that have been omnipresent in the past few years, for widely diverging reasons.

In other words, the omnipresent postcolonial Arab State has just about dropped dead, the times are fluid and the vacuums are many.

On some preconscious level, we never outgrow this expectation or fear about our omnipresent mothers.

They see the FDA decision as one more imposition on their lives and choices by the omnipresent nanny state.

Do Israeli kids need textbooks when Palestinian violence and Arab rockets and rejectionism are so omnipresent in their lives?

This convivial mask he wears, along with his omnipresent flask, is obscuring a deep hurt stemming from his father.

It must exist in inexhaustible quantities, which is the only possible way for any substance to be omnipresent.

To any one who believes God to be omnipresent, the idea of His having ambassadors, or vicars upon earth, is blasphemous.

This mysterious, shrouded Sanchia figured in it as the goddess of a shrine—omnipresent, a felt influence, yet never a woman.

The omnipotent, omnipresent saviour who can and will deliver us from them is already in the world.

Their God is supposed to be omnipresent, and is worshipped in spirit, idolatry not being known amongst them.


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