Part of speech: noun

Anevent; happening.

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Usage examples "occurrence":

  1. A domestic matter had come under his notice that very afternoon- a very ordinary occurrence, if he had only known it- and had caused him much vexation. - "Lover or Friend", Rosa Nouchette Carey.
  2. Planus described the terrible occurrence of the evening, the meeting with Sidonie; and you can imagine the- Oh! - "Fromont and Risler, Complete", Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009.
  3. A marriage is reckoned an event, and causes some gossip: a birth does not,- possibly because of the fact that it is a weekly occurrence. - "Faith and Unfaith", Duchess.