occurrent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French occurrent and its source, Latin occurrēns.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

occurrent (comparative more occurrent, superlative most occurrent)

  1. Current, actual, occurring.

Noun[edit]

occurrent (plural occurrents)

  1. (now chiefly philosophy) An event, something that occurs.
    • 1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069:, II.2.4:
      the only comfort (saith Jovius) he had to ease his melancholy thoughts, was to hear news, and to listen after those ordinary occurrents, which were brought him cum primis, by letters or otherwise, out of the remotest parts of Europe.

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

occurrent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of occurrō