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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMPERMANENCE

These added to Ray's feeling of restlessness and impermanence.

Addy no longer railed at the impermanence and mutability of things.

Even then what an intuitive dread had been upon him of the impermanence of things.

Their hands are too short to seize anything tainted with impermanence.

The obsession of impermanence has often been sublimated into great mystic poetry.

Their vitality is not impaired by the impermanence of their texts.

Thus the most obvious attribute of the cosmos is its impermanence.

Oh, but I am puzzled by the impermanence and the loneliness and the impotence of this Manuel!

As leaven is a principle of impermanence and decay, so salt, on the contrary, has the power of conservation from corruption.

One knew that the Elephant never for a moment lost his sardonic sense of the impermanence of human effort.

WORD ORIGIN

1796, from impermanent + -ence. Impermanency is from 1640s.

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