The definition of imminent is something that is likely to happen very soon.(adjective)
An example of imminent is a meteorologist saying a hurricane will reach a certain area.
See imminent in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L imminens, prp. of imminere, to project over, threaten < in-, on + minere, to project: see menace
See imminent in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English iminent
Origin: , from Old French imminent
Origin: , from Latin imminēns, imminent-
Origin: , present participle of imminēre, to overhang
Origin: : in-, in; see in-2
Origin: + -minēre, to jut, threaten; see men-2 in Indo-European roots.
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