concomitant concomitant  /ˌkɑn ˈkɑ mə tənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
  2. (adj) following or accompanying as a consequence

Usage(s):

  1. We study the concomitant of history to better understand actions and intentions of our own society.
  2. Along with floods came the other concomitant miseries: disease and starvation.
  3. Concomitant with deforestation was the marginalization of the tribes living in the forest.

News

  1. Heart failure: new treatment option makes heart 'softer'

    Heart failure with concomitant pulmonary hypertension is a growing health problem with a high mortality rate, above all in older people. Cardiologists have now demonstrated the effectiveness of a substance that sticks to the so-called nitric oxide pathway and makes the heart "softer". This demonstrably ensures a clearly improved quality of life. Heart failure is regarded as a "new" common ...
    on July 20, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Harrison Ford brilliantly deals with time-warped nerds

    He suffers. He wins. (Credit: Fandango Movies/YouTube Screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET) Harrison Ford is a man whose self-expression can often be self-contained. Sometimes, it seems as if his inner anger courses beneath his skin like a pinball waiting for an opening. Yet he must have been bracing himself Thursday for an inevitable rise in his blood pressure and concomitant fall in his hope ...
    on July 19, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. "Unfortunately there are some troubling signs of deterioration of standards. It is imperative ...... to remove the distortions and deficiencies that have crept into our democratic structures and concomitant systems," Chatterjee said.
    on Aug 15, 2007 By: Chatterjee Source: Hindu

  2. But Livingston emphasized that "it may be a greater hazard to not induce weight loss for morbidly obese patients with concomitant medical complications."
    on Apr 11, 2008 By: Edward Livingston Source: Natural News.com

  3. Former President Rawlings said, "we must show love as it is not just enough to tout a commitment to early childhood development without the concomitant policy implementation strategies. While some of our children may not be attending school in spite...
    on Nov 20, 2008 By: Jerry Rawlings Source: Ghana News

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