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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The property of lasting for a very short time.

Usage examples (34)
  • The fleetingness of the Internet has therefore become very attractive to me.
  • EnP reminds me of the beauty, and fleetingness, of whatever is in front of me.
  • I had thought of it as part of the fleetingness of poetry, making it evaporate and all that.
  • I think about youth and agility and the fleetingness of it all and the gratitude for it now. for more
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