impending
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪmˈpɛndɪŋ/
Adjective

impending (not comparable)

  1. Approaching; drawing near; about to happen or expected to happen.
    I have no time right now because of an impending paper submission deadline.
Synonyms Translations Verb
  1. present participle of impend#English|impend
    The hurricane is impending.
Noun

impending (plural impendings)

  1. Something that impends or threatens; an expected event.
    • 1994, Steve Garvey, quoted in 2000, Nicholas Barnes, ‎Ainin H. Garvey, The Lost Writings of Steve Garvey (page 23)
      Although I do think about death quite regularly, my intense fear of lesser impendings has taught me that the only way I will survive it is to remain objective […]



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