evanescence

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noun ev·a·nes·cence \ˌe-və-ˈne-sən(t)s\

Definition of evanescence

  1. 1 :  the process or fact of evanescing

  2. 2 :  evanescent quality

Examples of evanescence in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of evanescence

1751


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