- 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.
the state, fact, or capacity of being, or seeming to be, everywhere at the same time; omnipresence
Origin of ubiquityFrench ubiquité ; from Classical Latin ubique, everywhere ; from ubi, where + -que, any, akin to qui: see who
Existence or apparent existence everywhere at the same time; omnipresence: “the repetitiveness, the selfsameness, and the ubiquity of modern mass culture” (Theodor Adorno).
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)
- (uncountable) The state or quality of being, or appearing to be, everywhere at once; actual or perceived omnipresence.
- (countable, sciences) Anything that is found to be ubiquitous within a specified area.