[om-nuh-prez-uh nt]


present everywhere at the same time: the omnipresent God.

Origin of omnipresent

1600–10; < Medieval Latin omnipraesent- (stem of omnipraesēns), equivalent to Latin omni- omni- + praesent- present1
Related formsom·ni·pres·ence, noun

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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for omnipresent

pervasive, infinite, ubiquitous, everywhere, universal, ubiquitary

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(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

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

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