evanescence

[ ev-uh-nes, ev-uh-nes ]SEE DEFINITION OF evanescence

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Meditate upon it, and on the insignificance and evanescence of human life.

The other figure of smoke is a stereotype in all tongues for evanescence.

Evanescence tends also to undermine our personal affections.

Let us dream of evanescence, and linger in the beautiful foolishness of things.

The ghost was gone again, and its evanescence was discussed with ready wonder.

This song, of course, was a disquisition on the evanescence of all things here below.

Much has been written of the evanescence of Reynolds's colors.

The only poetic evanescence is the evanescence that is inevitable.

Whoso enters into transfiguration, leaves behind him evanescence.

Is all great gladness haunted by this apprehension of evanescence?

WORD ORIGIN

1751; see evanescent + -ence. Evanescency is attested from 1660s.

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