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Definition of Imminent


  1. Threatening to occur immediately; near at hand; impending; -- said especially of misfortune or peril.
  2. Full of danger; threatening; menacing; perilous.
  3. (With upon) Bent upon; attentive to.

Imminent Quotations

The target of preventive war must have several characteristics. It must be virtually defenceless; it must be important enough to be worth the trouble; it must be possible to portray it as the ultimate evil and an imminent threat to our survival.
Noam Chomsky

Theatre is a series of insurmountable obstacles on the road to imminent disaster.
Tom Stoppard

Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Frank Lloyd Wright

Loud peace propaganda makes war seem imminent.
D. H. Lawrence

To act is to anchor in an imminent future, so imminent it becomes almost tangible; to act is to feel you are consubstantial with that future.
Emile M. Cioran
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Imminent Translations

imminent in German is bevorstehend, drohende
imminent in Latin is praestans prestans

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