Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

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116. Priority -- N. priority, antecedence, anteriority, precedence, pre-existence; precession &c 280; precursor &c 64; the past &c 122; premises.

117. Posteriority -- N. posteriority; succession, sequence; following &c 281; subsequence, supervention; futurity &c 121; successor; sequel &c 65; remainder, reversion.

118. The Present Time -- N. the present, the present time, the present day, the present moment, the present juncture, the present occasion; the times, the existing time, the time being; today, these days, nowadays, our times, modern times, the twentieth century; nonce, crisis, epoch, day, hour.

119. [Time different from the present.] Different time -- N. different time, other time.

120. Synchronism -- N. synchronism; coexistence, coincidence; simultaneousness, simultaneity &c adj.; concurrence, concomitance, unity of time, interim.

121. [Prospective time.] Futurity -- N. futurity, futurition; future, hereafter, time to come; approaching time, coming time, subsequent time, after time, approaching age, coming age, subsequent age, after age, approaching days, coming days, subsequent days, after days, approaching hours, coming hours, subsequent hours, after hours, approaching ages, coming ages, subsequent ages, after ages, approaching life, coming life, subsequent life, after life, approaching years, coming years, subsequent years, after years; morrow; millennium, doomsday, day of judgment, crack of doom, remote future.

122. [Retrospective time.] The Past -- N. the past, past time; days of yore, times of yore, days of old, times of old, days past, times past, days gone by, times gone by; bygone days; old times, ancient times, former times; fore time; the good old days, the olden time, good old time; auld lang syne † ; eld † .

123. Newness -- N. newness &c adj.; novelty, recency; immaturity; youth &c 127; gloss of novelty.

124. Oldness -- N. oldness &c adj. † ; age, antiquity; cobwebs of antiquity.

125. Morning [Noon.] -- N. morning, morn, forenoon, a.m., prime, dawn, daybreak; dayspring † , foreday † , sunup; peep of day, break of day; aurora; first blush of the morning, first flush of the morning, prime of the morning; twilight, crepuscule, sunrise; cockcrow, cockcrowing † ; the small hours, the wee hours of the morning.

126. Evening [Midnight.] -- N. evening, eve; decline of day, fall of day, close of day; candlelight, candlelighting † ; eventide, nightfall, curfew, dusk, twilight, eleventh hour; sunset, sundown; going down of the sun, cock-shut, dewy eve, gloaming, bedtime.

127. Youth -- N. youth; juvenility, juvenescence † ; juniority † ; infancy; babyhood, childhood, boyhood, girlhood, youthhood † ; incunabula; minority, nonage, teens, tender age, bloom.

128. Age -- N. age; oldness † &c adj.; old age, advanced age, golden years; senility, senescence; years, anility † , gray hairs, climacteric, grand climacteric, declining years, decrepitude, hoary age, caducity † , superannuation; second childhood, second childishness; dotage; vale of years, decline of life, sear and yellow leaf [Macbeth]; threescore years and ten; green old age, ripe age; longevity; time of life.

129. Infant -- N. infant, babe, baby, babe in arms; nurseling, suckling, yearling, weanling; papoose, bambino; kid; vagitus.

130. Veteran -- N. veteran, old man, seer, patriarch, graybeard; grandfather, grandsire; grandam; gaffer, gammer; crone; pantaloon; sexagenarian, octogenarian, nonagenarian, centenarian; old stager; dotard &c 501.

131. Adolescence -- N. adolescence, pubescence, majority; adultism; adultness &c adj.; manhood, virility, maturity full age, ripe age; flower of age; prime of life, meridian of life, spring of life.

132. Earliness -- N. {ant.

132a. Punctuality -- N. punctuality, promptness, immediateness.

133. Lateness -- N. {ant.

134. Occasion -- N. {ant.

135. Untimeliness -- N. {ant.