noun (plural futurities)
- 1The future time: the tremendous shadows that futurity casts upon the presentMore example sentences
- They realized that, whether a man is most swayed by the one or the other, what he must most depend upon and desire, is a knowledge of futurity.
- There is enough of sorrow in this world, without looking into futurity for it.
- Is the Place a reservoir of history, or a well of futurity?
- 1.1A future event.More example sentences
- Hopefully, in the next set, they'll also grace us with something more in the way of special features: radio shows, interviews, futurities, maybe even commentaries.
- Security is the superposition of one moment upon the next in a serial form for the sake of a calculated futurity (expectation).
- Instead it enacts a movement from future to past that hints towards a futurity entirely removed from linear temporality.
- 1.2Renewed or continuing existence: the snowdrops were a promise of futurityMore example sentences
- Wilkinson's piece is a consummate attempt to rise to the challenge of the embarrassment of the manifesto, with a hesitation and a promise for futurity in what he calls a ‘superversive manifesto’.
- Reality is airbrushed and we're given promises of fabulous, mythical oases of futurity.
- This chapter announces the promising futurity of ‘Unnatural Acts and the Next Acts.’
- 1.3US short for futurity race.More example sentences
- Created over 30 years ago to perpetuate the traditional progression of training the California Vaquero Bridle Horse, the futurity has a special mystique.
- In 2001, he competed at the futurity with broken ribs and a punctured lung.
- ‘We don't have a lot of futurities down in our area, but she did place in a futurity last year,’ she said.
More definitions of futurityDefinition of futurity in:
- The British & World English dictionary