Definition of futurity in English:

futurity

Syllabification: fu·tu·ri·ty
Pronunciation: /fyo͝oˈto͝orətē, -ˈCHo͝orətē
 
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noun (plural futurities)

  • 1The future time: the tremendous shadows that futurity casts upon the present
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    • 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.
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    • 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 futurity
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    • 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.
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    • 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.

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