Definition of "ubiquity" []

  • Existence or apparent existence everywhere at the same time; omnipresence: "the repetitiveness, the selfsameness, and the ubiquity of modern mass culture” ( Theodor Adorno ). (noun)
  • Having or seeming to have the ability to be everywhere at once; omnipresent (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "ubiquity" in a sentence
  • "Both are characterized by their ubiquity and their antiquity: No known human culture lacks them, and musical instruments are among the oldest human artifacts, dating to the Late Pleistocene about 50,000 years ago."
  • "This has been tried before and failed, but maybe the technology and connectivity ubiquity is finally good enough to make it reality."
  • "NEW YORK In an era when ad ubiquity is being met with more consumer avoidance, marketers are trying to make ads that work — literally."