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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The attribute of being brief or fleeting; An impermanence that suggests the inevitability of ending or dying.

Usage examples (36)
  • The excitement of the examination may cause violent and rapid heart action, a transience systolic murmur is then associated with this.
  • Ken’s the same way on pretty much all accounts although I don’t know if the transience is a factor.
  • Simon Manchester spoke of the transience of sadness.
  • Even relatively recent memories suffer from transience. for more
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