coincidence in time; contemporaneousness; simultaneousness.
the arrangement or treatment of synchronous things or events in conjunction, as in a history.
a tabular arrangement of historical events or personages, grouped according to their dates.
Physics, Electricity. the state of being synchronous.
Psychoanalysis. the simultaneous occurrence of causally unrelated events and the belief that the simultaneity has meaning beyond mere coincidence.
Also, synchronicity [sing-kruh-nis-i-tee] , (for defs 1, 4, 5)

1580–90; < Medieval Latin synchronismus < Greek synchronismós, equivalent to sýnchron(os) synchronous + -ismos -ism

synchronistic, synchronistical, adjective
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synchronism (ˈsɪŋkrəˌnɪzəm)
1.  the quality or condition of being synchronous
2.  a chronological usually tabular list of historical persons and events, arranged to show parallel or synchronous occurrence
3.  the representation in a work of art of one or more incidents that occurred at separate times
[C16: from Greek sunkhronismos; see synchronous, -ism]

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Word Origin & History

1588, "quality of being synchronous," from Mod.L. synchronismus, from Gk. synchronismos, from synchronos (see synchronous). Meaning "recurring at the same successive instants of time" is from 1854.
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synchronism syn·chro·nism (sĭng'krə-nĭz'əm, sĭn'-)
Coincidence in time; simultaneousness. Also called synchronia.

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Example sentences
Normally they swing out of synchronism in a chaotic way, and the system is stable.
The pilot wire system runs through manholes between the fourteen locations to keep the converters in synchronism.
Means shall be provided for applying the rearmost trailer brakes in approximate synchronism with the brakes on the towing vehicle.
However, two businesses probably would not invest in synchronism, for many reasons.
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