First recorded in 1830–40; ubiquit(y) + -ous (Source: dictionary.com)
Mid 19th century from modern Latin ubiquitas (from Latin ubique ‘everywhere’, from ubi ‘where’) + -ous. (Source: lexico.com)
Definitions of Ubiquitous
- existing or being everywhere, especially at the same time; omnipresent:
- having or seeming to have the ability to be everywhere at once; omnipresent
- Present, appearing, or found everywhere.
- : existing or being everywhere at the same time : constantly encountered : widespread a ubiquitous fashion
Example sentences for Ubiquitous
- Because the federal government has become so ubiquitous and voracious, there seems to be no negotiating with its size and scope.
- By then the S-75 had earned a reputation similar to that of the ubiquitous AK-47 automatic rifle, designed by Mikhail Kalashnikov.
- The Buk that brought down MH17 is the high-tech equivalent of the ubiquitous AK-47.
- Despite the detractors, Red Alert has become so ubiquitous that even the government is aware of it.
- But that changed in the 19th century, when two important developments helped make ice cream the ubiquitous snack it is today.
- But almost before they were there arrived the irrepressible, ubiquitous guns.
- Description of this familiar and ubiquitous bird is quite superfluous.
- This ubiquitous little mollusk seems content in any station, and swarms in all the sandy bays of Florida.
- They are now safe here from the destroying power of the ubiquitous tourist's foot.
- 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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