Definition of transience
: the quality or state of being transient
Examples of transience in a Sentence
wary of the transience of popular enthusiasms, the writers of the U.S. Constitution made changing the document a long and difficult process
Recent Examples of transience from the Web
The more problems a street had helped me solve, the stronger its reminder of the transience of everyday troubles.
Disappearance reminds us to notice, transience to cherish, fragility to defend.
That sense of transience is enhanced as the characters go through the letters, journals and books left by Thomas, reminders of both the late playwright and of people dead long before him.
The transience of life is the engine of its meaning.
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