transiency

noun
tran·​sien·​cy | \ ˈtran(t)-sh(ē-)ən(t)-sē How to pronounce transiency (audio) , -zē-ən(t)-, -sē-ən(t)-; -zhən(t)-sē, -jən(t)- \

Definition of transiency

Examples of transiency in a Sentence

because of the transiency of their residency, college students often display little interest in the welfare of the towns where they go to school
Recent Examples on the Web The council will hold a workshop outlining strategies and efforts to remedy homelessness and transiency in the city. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Feb. 2021 Logistical complications to vaccinating in prisons could include the transiency of inmates, who cycle through jails and prisons for highly variable timeframes -- an extra big problem with a two-dose immunization. Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News, 15 Dec. 2020 The town suffered from high rates of transiency and wild economic swings, which contributed to one of the country’s highest suicide rates. Danielle Tcholakian, Longreads, 30 May 2018 The town suffered from high rates of transiency and wild economic swings, which contributed to one of the country’s highest suicide rates. Danielle Tcholakian, Longreads, 30 May 2018 The town suffered from high rates of transiency and wild economic swings, which contributed to one of the country’s highest suicide rates. Danielle Tcholakian, Longreads, 30 May 2018 The town suffered from high rates of transiency and wild economic swings, which contributed to one of the country’s highest suicide rates. Danielle Tcholakian, Longreads, 30 May 2018 The town suffered from high rates of transiency and wild economic swings, which contributed to one of the country’s highest suicide rates. Danielle Tcholakian, Longreads, 30 May 2018 The town suffered from high rates of transiency and wild economic swings, which contributed to one of the country’s highest suicide rates. Danielle Tcholakian, Longreads, 30 May 2018 See More

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First Known Use of transiency

1652, in the meaning defined above

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“Transiency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transiency. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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