contemporaneous

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contemporaneous

[kuhn-tem-puh-rey-nee-uhs]
adjective
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)

contemporaneity [kuhn-tem-per-uh-nee-i-tee] , contemporaneousness, noun
contemporaneously, adverb
noncontemporaneous, adjective
noncontemporaneously, adverb
noncontemporaneousness, noun
precontemporaneity, noun
precontemporaneous, adjective
precontemporaneously, adverb
uncontemporaneous, adjective
uncontemporaneously, adverb
uncontemporaneousness, noun

contemporary, contemporaneous.


simultaneous, concurrent. See contemporary.
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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 & History

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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Example sentences
Already, the show feels more contemporaneous than contemporary.
Here is a little story of contemporaneous human interest, and quite as human as
  it is contemporaneous and interesting.
Indeed, in many cases contemporaneous work is a necessary condition for
  production to occur at all.
No contemporaneous texts exist to validate their claims.
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