omnipresent

[om-nuh-prez-uh nt]

adjective

present everywhere at the same time: the omnipresent God.

Nearby words

  1. omnifocal lens,
  2. omnigraph,
  3. omnipotence,
  4. omnipotent,
  5. omnipresence,
  6. omnirange,
  7. omniscience,
  8. omniscient,
  9. omnisexual,
  10. omnishambles

Origin of omnipresent

1600–10; < Medieval Latin omnipraesent- (stem of omnipraesēns), equivalent to Latin omni- omni- + praesent- present1

SYNONYMS FOR omnipresent
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.

Related formsom·ni·pres·ence, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for omnipresent

omnipresent

adjective

(esp of a deity) present in all places at the same time
Derived Formsomnipresence, noun

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Word Origin and History for omnipresent

omnipresent

adj.

c.1600, from Medieval Latin omnipraesentem (nominative omnipraesens); see omnipresence. Related: Omnipresently.

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