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The Definition of - evanescence (noun)

    verb (used without object), evanesced, evanescing.
    to disappear gradually; vanish; fade away.

Word Example of - evanescence

    Example Sentences for evanescence

    Upon the evanescence of the form peculiar emphasis is also laid in this poem, through the fact that the music is improvised.

    The other figure of smoke is a stereotype in all tongues for evanescence.

    Meditate upon it, and on the insignificance and evanescence of human life.

    Evanescence tends also to undermine our personal affections.

    Whoso enters into transfiguration, leaves behind him evanescence.

    Let us dream of evanescence, and linger in the beautiful foolishness of things.

    But the sun's Parthian arrows gave him a splendid triumph, more signal for its evanescence.

    Is all great gladness haunted by this apprehension of evanescence?

    The landscape cannot fail to touch the soul with deepest melancholy, as we reflect on the evanescence of all human things.

    What an object lesson is here presented, attesting the evanescence of all mundane power and glory.

Word Origin & History of - evanescence

    Word Origin & History

    evanescence 1751; see evanescent.