Coincidence vs Concomitant - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between coincidence and concomitant
is that coincidence
is while concomitant
is something happening or existing at the same time.
As an adjective concomitant is
accompanying; conjoined; attending; concurrent.
Of objects, the property of being coincident; occurring at the same time or place.
Of events, the appearance of a meaningful connection when there is none.
(analysis) A coincidence point.
A fixed point of a correspondence; a point of a variety corresponding to itself under a correspondence.
* (in analysis) coincidence point
* coincidence point
* coincidence theory
* index of coincidence
* Lefschetz coincidence theorem
Accompanying; conjoined; attending; concurrent.
* (John Locke)
* 1970 , Alvin Toffler, Future Shock'', ''Bantam Books , pg. 41:
- It has pleased our wise Creator to annex to several objects, as also to several of our thoughts, a concomitant pleasure.
- The new technology on which super-industrialism is based, much of it blue-printed in American research laboratories, brings with it an inevitable acceleration of change in society and a concomitant speed-up of the pace of individual life as well.
* (following as a consequence) accompanying, adjoining, attendant, incidental
Something happening or existing at the same time.
* 1970 , , Bantam Books , pg.93:
* 1900 , Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams'', ''Avon Books , (translated by James Strachey) pg. 301:
- The declining commitment to place is thus related not to mobility per se, but to a concomitant of mobility- the shorter duration of place relationships.
An invariant homogeneous polynomial in the coefficients of a form, a covariant variable, and a contravariant variable.
- It is also instructive to consider the relation of these dreams to anxiety dreams. In the dreams we have been discussing, a repressed wish has found a means of evading censorship—and the distortion which censorship involves. The invariable concomitant is that painful feelings are experienced in the dream.
* (a concomitant event or situation) accompaniment, co-occurrence