Definitions for: Concomitant

[n] an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
[adj] following as a consequence; "an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with related problems"; "snags incidental to the changeover in management"

Webster (1913) Definition: Con*com"i*tant, a. [F., fr. L. con- + comitari to
accompany, comes companion. See Count a nobleman.]
Accompanying; conjoined; attending.

It has pleased our wise Creator to annex to several
objects, as also to several of our thoughts, a
concomitant pleasure. --Locke.

Con*com"i*tant, n.
One who, or that which, accompanies, or is collaterally
connected with another; a companion; an associate; an

Reproach is a concomitant to greatness. --Addison.

The other concomitant of ingratitude is
hardheartedness. --South.

Synonyms: accompaniment, accompanying, attendant, co-occurrence, incidental, incidental to(p), related, related to

See Also: associate, background, happening, natural event, occurrence

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