immediacy definition

  • noun:
    • The condition or quality of being immediate.
    • Lack of an intervening or mediating company; directness: the immediacy of real time television coverage.
    • some thing immediate, as in significance.
    • the standard of becoming immediate, of occurring straight away
    • lack of mediation
    • instant understanding or apprehension
    • The connection of freedom from the interventionof a medium; immediateness.
    • the type to be instant.
    • Direct relation or link; freedom from any intervening medium.
    • Specifically, the healthiness of being in direct relation with a head or chief; the feudal ranking next to that the suzerain.
    • In metaphysics, direct existence; natural presence, maybe not influenced by something; absolute or non-relative being.
    • immediate intuitive understanding
    • not enough an intervening or mediating agency
    • the quickness of action or incident

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