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event

noun adventure, affair, development, episode, exitus, experience, factum, hap, happening, incident, marked occurrence, milestone, occasion, occurrence, transaction
Associated concepts: contingent event, fortuitous event, fuuure event, person interested in the event, unforseen event, witness to an event
Foreign phrases: Casus fortuitus non est sperandus, et nemo tenetur devinare.A fortuitous event is not to be forseen, and no one is bound to expect it. Casus fortuitus non est supponendus. A fortuitous happening is not to be presumed.
See also: chance, development, experience, fact, fortuity, happening, incident, landmark, occasion, occurrence, outgrowth, particular
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The atomistic simplicity and the eventless repetitiveness of the Welle musical writing are analogous to the repetitive eventlessness and simplicity that qualify the type of time this form of music is artistically associated with.
If in Beauty Queen the sheer empty eventlessness of the characters' lives builds inexorably to a climax of violent action, the pub-talk of The Weir goes nowhere in particular, issues in no denouement or catastrophe.
SL: Well, I remember one person gushing about your work's "complete eventlessness."