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transience

Line breaks: tran¦si|ence
Pronunciation: /ˈtranzɪəns
 
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(also transiency /ˈtranzɪənsi/)

Definition of transience in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The state or fact of lasting only for a short time; transitoriness: the transience of life and happiness
More example sentences
  • It speaks to the way life comes and goes, with its beauties and tragedies, through its balletic recording of transience and impermanence.
  • In that moment, I could have been the only person in the world, and although I was aware of its transience, I appreciated it like a bubble, with its fragility only enhancing its beauty.
  • Getting anywhere in this country takes times, but Mali shows not only the transience of empires, it shows you can make wonderful things, even of mud.
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