- Ubiquity is the state of being very widespread or seeming to be everywhere at once.
When a new popular book seems to be discussed absolutely everywhere and by absolutely everyone, this is an example of ubiquity.
ubiquity definition by Webster's New World
Origin: French ubiquité ; from Classical Latin ubique, everywhere ; from ubi, where plush -que, any, akin to qui: see who
ubiquity definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: New Latin ubīquitās, from Latin ubīque, everywhere : ubī, where; see kwo- in Indo-European roots + -que, and, generalizing particle; see kwe in Indo-European roots.