Definition of impermanence
: the quality or state of being impermanent
Examples of impermanence in a Sentence
the ancient Roman ruins are a telling reminder of the impermanence of even the grandest man-made constructions
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To explore concepts of paradox, impermanence and cyclical flows, Pérez juxtaposes typeical materials (stone and bronze) with the highly unusual (animal intestines and shoes).
Let Flowers Fade and Fall Practicing wabi-sabi means learning that impermanence is part of what makes things intriguing and appealing, and embracing dying as a necessary part of life.
Embracing the impermanence, much of the Sandlot — which is free to the public — is mobile.
Stephan learned from her grandmother the impermanence of material things, Stephan tells me, the permanence of the heart and the mind.
All of this is made more precious, not less, by its impermanence.
Mr. Dyer is keenly, almost achingly, aware of our own impermanence.
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