Recent Examples of permanence from the Web
Architecture is always about this idea of permanence.
The endowment will give our mission and school a financial permanence.
The lack of permanence hinders building relationships with law enforcement and other federal agencies.
Aimee’s heart lurched at the sudden permanence of her mother’s absence.
The demographics of the West Bank have hardly changed in favor of permanence.
Creating permanenceHays also wants to help the charity go green by employing solar power, and to plant fruit tress along the property line.
There are now 350,000 Israelis living in settlements across the West Bank with an air of permanence.
The leap from private fantasy to the Ages of Man is too fluent, but that is Fitzgerald’s point, the illusion of permanence and depth beneath the shallow surfaces.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'permanence'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of permanence
PERMANENCE Defined for Kids
Definition of permanence for Students
: the quality or state of lasting forever or for a long time
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up permanence? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).