Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as impermanence.

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  • noun Alternative form of impermanence.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the property of not existing for indefinitely long durations

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He embarks on a semantics lecture, suggesting the term “shelter” sends the wrong meaning: “The word connotes impermanency.

    A Billion Lives

  • He embarks on a semantics lecture, suggesting the term “shelter” sends the wrong meaning: “The word connotes impermanency.

    A Billion Lives

  • He embarks on a semantics lecture, suggesting the term “shelter” sends the wrong meaning: “The word connotes impermanency.

    A Billion Lives

  • Because the Hmong never had their own independent country, she said they've always felt a sense of impermanency, and a very strong image in their folklore is that of an orphan boy.

    U.S. Hmong communities mourn general's death

  • Shelter has connotations of impermanency and we build for permanency.

    A Billion Lives

  • Shelter has connotations of impermanency and we build for permanency.

    A Billion Lives

  • Shelter has connotations of impermanency and we build for permanency.

    A Billion Lives

  • In today's corporatized America, among way too many people, and given the fragility and impermanency of so many social bonds, this is a capital sin, a huge no-no, real friendship-busting stuff.

    THE HEROIC MUST BECOME THINKABLE (AGAIN)

  • Dardie oops, oh what the hell: The impermanency of the blog is one of the biggest flaws here.

    Cicerone of NAS Acquiesces in Data Obstruction « Climate Audit

  • La Brea — a wide boulevard lined with furniture stores, antique shops, and the occasional shopfront with "Psychic" scrawled across the glass — was imbued with the same impermanency like many of the blocks south of Hollywood, where brick veneer mixed with a frontier-town sensibility.

    Soul

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