Example sentences for: immediacy

How can you use “immediacy” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • If your nominee showed up later, stress the immediacy of his achievements, since most people can relate to today's breakthroughs and gizmos and have forgotten those from the first half of the century.

  • The committee is run by Herbert Stein, a former chairman of the president's Council of Economic Advisers best-known now for his witty columns in the Wall Street Journal . We have great hopes for e-mail as a medium of debate that can combine the immediacy of talk-television with the intellectual discipline of the written word.

  • Nothing in the movie's melodramatic narrative can diminish the shocking immediacy of its combat scenes.

  • The album is "shockingly raw for mainstream pop, with the first-take immediacy of much great reggae" (Eric Weisbard, Spin ). Rolling Stone and USA Today each give it four stars.

  • The challenge for evaluators is how to use those aspects of an anecdote that are effective for our work-the immediacy, the convincingness, the attention-getting quality-and, at the same time, fulfill other informational requirements for our jobs, such as generalizability and reliability.

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