Contingent in a sentence

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Definition of Contingent

  • Possible, or liable, but not certain, to occur; incidental; casual.
  • Dependent on that which is undetermined or unknown; as, the success of his undertaking is contingent upon events which he can not control.
  • Dependent for effect on something that may or may not occur; as, a contingent estate.
  • An event which may or may not happen; that which is unforeseen, undetermined, or dependent on something future; a contingency.
  • That which falls to one in a division or apportionment among a number; a suitable share; proportion; esp., a quota of troops.
  • a gathering of persons representative of some larger group
  • a temporary military unit

How to use contingent in a sentence. Contingent pronunciation.

And Friday's sales gave him just three hundred thalers with which to honor the widow's demand on Saturday, to pay funeral and contingent expenses.
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It exploded in the midst of our brave Cuban contingents, killed one and wounded several.
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God has created such a conscious spirit within him that he is the most wonderful of all contingent beings.
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Every contingent being is made up of different and numerous elements and the existence of everything is a result of composition.
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From harmony and attraction, all living contingent beings, such as plant, animal and man, are realized, and from inharmony and repulsion decay sets in and annihilation becomes manifest.
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The connection between God and the creatures is that of the creator to the creation; it is like the connection between the sun and the dark bodies of contingent beings, and is the connection between the maker and the things that he has made.
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PERFECTION IS ENDLESS Know that the conditions of existence are limited to the conditions of servitude, of prophethood, and of Deity, but the divine and the contingent perfections are unlimited.
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If it were possible to reach a limit of perfection, then one of the realities of the beings might reach the condition of being independent of God, and the contingent might attain to the condition of the absolute.
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The meaning is, in all conditions, cleanliness and sanctity, purity and delicacy exalt humanity and make the contingent beings progress.
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Similarly it is certain that all human conceptions are contingent, not absolute; that they have a mental existence, not a material one.
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Moreover, differentiation of stages in the contingent world is an obstacle to understanding.
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How then can the contingent conceive the Reality of the absolute?
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As previously mentioned, differentiation of stages in the contingent plane is an obstacle to understanding.
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There is no doubt that, in the day of a Manifestation such as Christ, all contingent beings possessed subjective faith and had unconscious obedience to His Holiness Christ.
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The contingent beings are the branches of the tree of life while the Messenger of God is the root of that tree.
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In the contingent world there are many collective centers which are conducive to association and unity between the children of men.
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When the most great bestowal reveals itself in the hearts of the believers, the world of nature will be transformed, the darkness of the contingent being will vanish, and heavenly illumination will be obtained.
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Gerhardt, true to his nature, took into consideration all the various arrangements contingent upon his death.
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But such a mode of approach is merely an accident, and contingent upon our being engaged in a polemical discussion of Protestantism in relation to Popery.
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There was yet another motive for the siege of Charleston, considered without reference to collateral or contingent events.
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Examples of Contingent

Example #1
During these days of wonderful business and deliverances, after each indebtedness was discharged, there still was not left cash in hand a sum exceeding three to five dollars.
Example #2
Thursday's sales brought him four hundred thalers, just the amount he had given promise to pay the next day for goods delivered.
Example #3
The valiant sons of Cuba libre took to their heels, and most of the newspaper correspondents did likewise.
Example #4
The first Spanish shell exploded about twenty feet above the surface of the ground, and about twenty yards in rear of the crest of the hill.
Example #5
How strange then it seems that man, notwithstanding his endowment with this ideal power, will descend to a level beneath him and declare himself no greater than that which is manifestly inferior to his real station.
Example #6
In ignoring these virtues he descends to the material plane, considers matter the ruler of existence and denies that which lies beyond.