permanence

[ pur-muh-nuh ns ]SEE DEFINITION OF permanence
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PERMANENCE

He had given shape and permanence to his native language by his Dictionary.

The permanence of industry in any state must be proportioned to the certainty of its reward.

For the assertion of the permanence of good is only based on the assumption of its objective character.

Any distrust of the permanence of laws, would paralyze the faculties of man.

The wheels and springs of man are all set to the hypothesis of the permanence of nature.

Their permanence is sacredly respected, and his faith therein is perfect.

These are the creations of the note-book, but it has given them no permanence.

There is no one, nor can there be any one, here to take his place in permanence.

The permanence of a courteous manner is the test of its sincerity.

No one not being a Greek has ever possessed it in permanence.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Middle French permanence and directly from Medieval Latin permanentia (early 14c.), from Latin permanens (see permanent). Related: Permanency.

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