evanescence


ev·a·nes·cence

noun \ˌe-və-ˈne-sən(t)s\

Definition of EVANESCENCE

1
:  the process or fact of evanescing
2
:  evanescent quality

Examples of EVANESCENCE

  1. <the evanescence of a rainbow detracts not a whit from its beauty>

First Known Use of EVANESCENCE

1751

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