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evanescence


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Evanescence  \Ev`a*nes"cence\,  n. 
  The  act  or  state  of  vanishing  away  disappearance;  as  the 
  evanescence  of  vapor,  of  a  dream,  of  earthly  plants  or  hopes. 
  --Rambler. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  evanescence 
  n  :  the  property  of  lasting  for  a  very  short  time  [syn:  {ephemerality}, 
  {ephemeralness},  {fleetingness}] 




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