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The feeling that, in recent years, the progression of time has accelerated, signaling the nearing of a global event or paradigm shift; the compression of time

Coined by Art Bell
Augustus: What's today's date?
Rodrigo: September 18th, 2017
Augustus: That's impossible! 2009 feels like it was just yesterday.
Rodrigo: It's The Quickening, hombre.
by StrokeOfGeenius August 08, 2018
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