- 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.
Origin of ubiquityFrench ubiquité ; from Classical Latin ubique, everywhere ; from ubi, where + -que, any, akin to qui: see who
Origin of ubiquityNew Latin ubīquitās, from Latin ubīque, everywhere : ubī, where; see kwo- in Indo-European roots + -que, and, generalizing particle; see kwe in Indo-European roots.
(countable and uncountable, plural ubiquities)
From Middle French ubiquitÃ©, from Latin ubique.