I wanted to know when to use the word advent and arrival in the sentence. Please provide examples and explanation for it. Thanks in advance.

  • On its face, I'll accept that some research went into this question. Dictionaries won't necessarily make clear the nuanced differences. advent is usually understood to mean the emergence of some thing bringing with it a major good or benefit: "With the advent of modern antibiotics...." whereas arrival is neutral, and could be used with good or bad. "With the arrival of smallpox in the New World..." We probably wouldn't say "With the advent of plague..." – Tᴚoɯɐuo Jun 9 '16 at 12:23
  • as often as we would say "with the arrival of plague" – Tᴚoɯɐuo Jun 9 '16 at 12:50

As nouns the difference between arrival and advent is that arrival is the act of arriving or something that has arrived while advent is coming; coming to; approach; arrival.

  1. Advent - arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
    "the advent of the computer"

    The season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas:

    • church calendar, ecclesiastical calendar - a calendar of the Christian year indicating the dates of fasts and festivals

    • season - a recurrent time marked by major holidays; "it was the Christmas season"

    • Advent Sunday - the first of the four Sundays during Advent

  2. Arrival -
    • The act of arriving: advent, appearance, coming.
    • One that arrives: comer, visitor.
    • The achievement of something desired, planned, or attempted: success, successfulness.

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