- The state or quality of lasting or remaining unchanged indefinitely: the clarity and permanence of the dyesMore example sentences
- An entryway of brick steps adds warmth and character and helps to project a sense of quality and permanence.
- All of this is characterized by redundant aspects of stability, permanence and continuity.
- Other Italians admired the quality of permanence which printing gave to literature in general.
late Middle English: from medieval Latin permanentia (perhaps via French), from permanent- 'remaining to the end', from the verb permanere.