transience


tran·sience

noun \ˈtran(t)-sh(ē-)ən(t)s; ˈtran-zē-ən(t)s, ˈtran(t)-sē-; ˈtran-zhən(t)s, -jən(t)s\

Definition of TRANSIENCE

:  the quality or state of being transient

Examples of TRANSIENCE

  1. <wary of the transience of popular enthusiasms, the writers of the U.S. Constitution made changing the document a long and difficult process>

First Known Use of TRANSIENCE

1745

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