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Etymology

1. advent

noun. ['ˈædˌvɛnt'] arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous).

Synonyms

  • reaching
  • arrival

Antonyms

  • present
  • disappearance

Etymology

  • adventus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Advent

  • accent
  • boardbent
  • broadbent
  • convent
  • disorient
  • frequent
  • interrent
  • interrent
  • occident
  • orient
  • president
  • self-torment
  • stardent
  • torment

Example sentences of the word advent


1. Noun, singular or mass
With the advent of microfiber polyester fabrics, it has once again become popular.

Quotes containing the word advent


1. Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent, O God. Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting, and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise.
- Karl Rahner

2. Advent

noun. (Christian theology) the reappearance of Jesus as judge for the Last Judgment.

Synonyms

  • Second Advent
  • Parousia
  • Second Coming of Christ

Antonyms

  • high season
  • rainy season
  • dry season
  • strengthen

3. Advent

noun. the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas.

Synonyms

  • Advent Sunday
  • church calendar
  • ecclesiastical calendar
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