Immediacy (noun)

  1. The quality or state of being immediate, occurring without delay.
  2. The presence or effect of being in close proximity or direct contact.


Derived from the latin word 'immediatus' meaning 'uninterrupted'.


  1. The immediacy of the danger made it impossible for him to escape.
  2. The immediacy of the election results was crucial for the news channel.
  3. The immediacy of the relief effort was critical for the survival of the survivors.
  4. The immediacy of the crisis made it necessary for the government to act fast.
  5. The immediacy of his response showed his commitment to the project.
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