2. Descriptive of something rising above other things or places: The snow-capped mountain was eminent among the other low hills.
2. Present throughout the universe, said of God: Transcendent, immanent, and indwelling the universe, time, etc.; or God as immanent and existing in and extending into all parts of the created universe.
3. Concerning a thought or an activity which occurs within the mind: Thinking or daydreaming is an immanent activity.
4. Pertaining to qualities or characteristics which are common throughout life: Self-preservation is an immanent characteristic of most mammals.
2. Concerning something which should happen without disruption or delay: The telegram asked for an immediate answer.
3. Descriptive of one's position in relation to others; next in line: Stefan was Luisa's most immediate, or closest, relative.
2. Immediate, ready to happen without further notice: Leaping onto the subway tracks places a person in imminent danger and is a foolish thing to do.
The imminent arrival of the eminent performer seemed inevitable.
Suddenly, there was a cheer which did emanate from the crowd waiting at the station; however, it was difficult to determine what the immediate cause of the cheering was.
The performer arrived, as always exuding immanent courtesy and charm.