Definition of Transience

1. Noun. An impermanence that suggests the inevitability of ending or dying.

Exact synonyms: Transiency, Transitoriness
Generic synonyms: Impermanence, Impermanency
Specialized synonyms: Fugaciousness, Fugacity, Ephemerality, Ephemeralness, Fleetingness
Derivative terms: Transient, Transitory



2. Noun. The attribute of being brief or fleeting.
Exact synonyms: Brevity, Briefness
Generic synonyms: Duration, Length
Derivative terms: Brief, Brief, Transient

Definition of Transience

1. n. The quality of being transient; transientness.

Definition of Transience

1. Noun. The quality of being transient, temporary, brief or fleeting. ¹

2. Noun. An impermanence that suggests the inevitability of ending or dying. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Transience

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Transience

tranships
transhistorical
transhistoricity
transhuman
transhumance
transhumances
transhumanism
transhumanist
transhumanists
transhumanize
transhumans
transhumant
transhumants
transhumeral
transhydrogenase
transience (current term)
transiences
transiencies
transiency
transient
transient acantholytic dermatosis
transient albuminuria
transient global amnesia
transient ischaemic attack
transient ischemic attack
transient luminous events
transient retinopathy
transiently

Literary usage of Transience

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1. Vista (1921)
"Joyless — what souls could be duller Seeking for substance in colour : Sunsets and moonshine and music and living, Move pass and perish, to transience ..."

2. Sabbath evening readings on the New Testament by John Cumming (1857)
"RULERS AND SUBJECTS—ORIGIN OP RULERS—DUTIES OF—TAXES —transience OF TIME. ST. PAUL, speaking by the inspiration of the Spirit of God, assumes in this ..."

3. General Principles of the Philosophy of Nature: With an Outline of Some of by John Bernhard Stallo (1848)
"This transience must exhibit itself, therefore, in the stated Exterior, ... Otherwise expressed : the Exterior is but a transience in position ; a position ..."

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