Word of the Day: Ubiquitous

u-bi-qui-tous / yü-ˈbi-kwə-təs

 

adjective

 

  1. ever present; widespread

Helping children to face up to a certain amount of drudgery, cheerfully and energetically, is one of the biggest problems that teachers, in these days of ubiquitous entertainment, have to face in our schools.

from ‘Chronicles of Fairacre, Comprising Village School, Village Diary, and Storm in the Village’ by Miss Read (Dora Jessie Saint MBE), 1913-2012