What does impending mean?

Definitions for impending

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. at hand(p), close at hand(p), imminent, impendent, impending(adj)

    close in time; about to occur

    "retribution is at hand"; "some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand"; "in imminent danger"; "his impending retirement"

Wiktionary

  1. impending(Adjective)

    Approaching; drawing near; about to happen

  2. Origin: From impendere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impending

    of Impend

  2. Impending(adj)

    hanging over; overhanging; suspended so as to menace; imminet; threatening

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impending in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Roger Zelazny, The Courts of Chaos:

    My feelings would never change, but... now she was gone, and this thought meant more to me than the impending destruction of the world.

  2. Bharavi:

    The natural hostility of beasts is laid aside when flying from pursuers; so also when danger is impending the enmity of rivals is ended.

  3. John Kilduff:

    Tensions are so high in that region with the impending Iran-U.S. nuclear deal that any event implied to be U.S.-linked has an immediate effect on oil prices.

  4. Chloe Maxmin:

    Climate change is affecting everything I love and everything I care about, my values at the moment lie around mitigating climate change and doing something about this impending crisis that is going to affect my generation and billions of people around the world.

  5. Fabio Bucciarelli:

    It's hard to find front-line war photography of the kind we've seen in Libya or Syria, the images in South Sudan are different. They describe visually the effect of the impending war, lending you a view of the civilian and military populations and providing a glimpse of life inside a murky, not clearly defined conflict.

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