- the state or capacity of being everywhere, especially at the same time; omnipresence: the ubiquity of magical beliefs.
- (initial capital letter) Theology. the omnipresence of God or Christ.
Origin of ubiquity
Related Words for ubiquitypervasiveness, ubiquitousness, universality, universal, prevalence, presence, ubiety
Examples from the Web for ubiquity
Contemporary Examples of ubiquity
A great benefit of the ubiquity of the Internet in the developed world has been the facilitation of a new age of entrepreneurship.Silicon Valley Sets Its Sights on Africa
December 22, 2014
“I think as the ubiquity of French fries prove, everyone loves a crispy fried potato,” he said in an email.I Ate Potato Pancakes Til I Plotzed
December 17, 2014
Yet his ubiquity symbolizes the dissolving of more barriers between gay and straight.How Straight World Stole ‘Gay’: The Last Gasp of the ‘Lumbersexual’
November 12, 2014
While the end of prohibition brought an end to the alcohol black market in America, the ubiquity of it brought its own problems.The Real Election Winner: Weed
November 5, 2014
The argument for open carry goes that the ubiquity of guns will normalize them in the public eye.Gun Control Group Moms Demand Action Asking Kroger to Ban Guns in Stores
August 18, 2014
Historical Examples of ubiquity
His sensual curiosity, his elasticity, his ubiquity of mind reappeared.The Child of Pleasure
He has raised us to partake, as it were, in the ubiquity of his own beneficence.A History of American Christianity
Leonard Woolsey Bacon
Robert made a laughing remark on the tyranny and ubiquity of babies.Robert Elsmere
Mrs. Humphry Ward
All the changes going on among nations forecast its ubiquity.The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882
This is considered a slight on the power and ubiquity of the German Navy.
Word Origin and History for ubiquity
1570s, from Middle French ubiquité (17c.), from Latin ubique "everywhere," from ubi "where" (see ubi) + que "any, also, ever," a suffix that can give universal meaning to the word it is attached to. Originally a Lutheran theological position maintaining the omnipresence of Christ.