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- n. The quality of being ephemeral or transitory.
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- n. the property of lasting for a very short time
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Reading the Parable of the Old Man and the Sock by Irving Karchmar, a dervish and novelist, made me reflect (once again) on the ephemeralness of life.
It seldom does The chief reason was slimmeroftheyea wanted me to see the bluebell wood before we lost them for this year, and glorious they were; blue beneath the broken ash woodland cover and of a peculiar mass ephemeralness.
Yet we spend so much of our time here in endless conflict with others that we lose sight of the ephemeralness of life.
This intensity of perception is largely the result, or the cause, of the poet's unusually sensitive consciousness of the ephemeralness of love.
I think about the seasons of life and the ephemeralness (is that a word?) of it every day.
The film becomes a lovely elegy to both youth and age, to the fleeting ephemeralness of, you know, everything: love, friendship, wisdom.
The very ephemeralness of a online version will keep it from becoming the dominant form.
a kind of distinction to what are simply pamphlets or text-books that have been preserved by accident from the ephemeralness which was the common lot of hundreds of their fellows.