First recorded in 1830–40; ubiquit(y) + -ous (Source: dictionary.com)

Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From post-classical Latin ubiquitarius (adjective) omnipresent, of or relating to the doctrine of the omnipresence of Christ's body (although this is apparently first attested later than in English: 1605 or earlier), (noun) Lutheran who maintained the doctrine that Christ's body was everywhere present at all times from ubiquitas + classical Latin -ārius, probably after Middle French ubiquitaire (noun) Lutheran who maintained the doctrine that Christ's body was everywhere present at all times. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Ubiquitary



  1. existing or being everywhere, especially at the same time; omnipresent:
  2. having or seeming to have the ability to be everywhere at once; omnipresent




  1. Of a class or type of person or thing, or of a quality, idea, etc.: = "ubiquitous".
  2. Of an individual person: = "ubiquitous".


Example sentences for Ubiquitary

  1. Because the federal government has become so ubiquitous and voracious, there seems to be no negotiating with its size and scope.
  2. By then the S-75 had earned a reputation similar to that of the ubiquitous AK-47 automatic rifle, designed by Mikhail Kalashnikov.
  3. The Buk that brought down MH17 is the high-tech equivalent of the ubiquitous AK-47.
  4. Despite the detractors, Red Alert has become so ubiquitous that even the government is aware of it.
  5. But that changed in the 19th century, when two important developments helped make ice cream the ubiquitous snack it is today.
  6. But almost before they were there arrived the irrepressible, ubiquitous guns.
  7. Description of this familiar and ubiquitous bird is quite superfluous.
  8. This ubiquitous little mollusk seems content in any station, and swarms in all the sandy bays of Florida.
  9. They are now safe here from the destroying power of the ubiquitous tourist's foot.
  10. Everybody knows our common English stone-crops—or if he doesn't he ought to, for they are pretty and ubiquitous.
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