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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being temporary; transitoriness: opposed to permanence and perpetuity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being temporary; -- opposed to perpetuity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The characteristic of being temporary.

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

  • noun the property of lasting only a short time

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