Im·me·di·ate·ness, n. The quality or relations of being immediate in manner, place, or time; exemption from second or interventing causes.
n 1: the quickness of action or occurrence; "the immediacy of
their response"; "the instancy of modern communication"
[syn: immediacy, instantaneousness, instancy]
2: lack of an intervening or mediating agency; "the immediacy
of television coverage" [syn: immediacy] [ant: mediacy]