impermanence

as in transience
the state or quality of lasting only for a short time the ancient Roman ruins are a telling reminder of the impermanence of even the grandest man-made constructions

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“Impermanence.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/impermanence. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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