AskDefine | Define eventuality

Dictionary Definition

eventuality n : a possible event or occurrence or result [syn: contingency, contingence]

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Noun

  1. A possible event; something that may happen.

Extensive Definition

Eventuality is a faculty from the discipline of phrenology, which rules the factual memory: the memory for facts and events. It can also be referred to as the historical faculty, and it is reflected in a desire to know and to be informed. The localization is between individuality and comparison.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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