contemporaneous

[kuh n-tem-puh-rey-nee-uh s] /kənˌtɛm pəˈreɪ ni əs/
adjective
1.
living or occurring during the same period of time; contemporary.
Origin
1650–60; < Latin contemporāneus, equivalent to con- con- + tempor- (stem of tempus time) + -āneus (-ān(us) -an + -eus -eous)
Related forms
contemporaneity
[kuh n-tem-per-uh-nee-i-tee] /kənˌtɛm pər əˈni ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
contemporaneousness, noun
contemporaneously, adverb
noncontemporaneous, adjective
noncontemporaneously, adverb
noncontemporaneousness, noun
precontemporaneity, noun
precontemporaneous, adjective
precontemporaneously, adverb
uncontemporaneous, adjective
uncontemporaneously, adverb
uncontemporaneousness, noun
Can be confused
contemporary, contemporaneous.
Synonyms
simultaneous, concurrent. See contemporary.
British Dictionary definitions for contemporaneity
contemporaneous (kənˌtɛmpəˈreɪnɪəs)
 
adj
existing, beginning, or occurring in the same period of time
 
contemporaneity
 
n
 
contempo'raneousness
 
n
 
contempo'raneously
 
adv

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Word Origin and History for contemporaneity
contemporaneous
1650s, from L. contemporaneus "contemporary," from the same source as contemporary but with a form after L.L. temporaneous "timely." Related: Contemporaneously (1816); contemporaneity (1772).
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