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Definitions for futurity
fyuˈtʊər ɪ ti, -ˈtyʊər-, -ˈtʃʊər-, -ˈtʃɜr-fu·tu·ri·ty
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future, hereafter, futurity, time to comenoun
the time yet to come
the quality of being in or of the future
the state of being in the future.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from future.
Not my service past, nor present sorrows,
Nor purpos’d merit in futurity,
Can ransom me. William Shakespeare, Othello.
All futurities are naked before that All-seeing Eye, the sight of which is no more hindred by distance of time than the sight of an angel can be determined by distance of place. South.
I will contrive some way to make it known to futurity, that I had your lordship for my patron. Jonathan Swift.
This, great Amphiarus, lay hid from thee,
Though skill’d in fate and dark futurity. Alexander Pope, Statius.
It may be well reckoned among the bare possibilities, which never commence into a futurity; it requiring such a free, sedate and intent mind, as, it may be, is no where found but among the platonical ideas. Joseph Glanvill, Sceps. c. 10.
state of being that is yet to come; future state
future time; time to come; the future
event to come; a future event
The numerical value of futurity in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of futurity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of futurity in a Sentence
All futurity seems teeming with endless destruction never to be repelled; Desperate remorse swallows the present in a quenchless rage.
The military mind is indeed a menace. Old-fashioned futurity that sees only men fighting and dying in smoke and fire; hears nothing more civilized than a cannonade; scents nothing but the stink of battle-wounds and blood.
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