verb (used without object), ev·a·nesced, ev·a·nesc·ing.
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Origin of evanesce
OTHER WORDS FROM evanesceev·a·nes·cence, nounev·a·nes·ci·ble, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for evanesce
Alas, that from the modern world should have evanesced all appreciation of art that is not obviously useful, palpably didactic!Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2)|John Addington Symonds
Each time he caught a ball, something left Perry, some pain long held in his chest, evanesced into the night air.Makers|Cory Doctorow
The 'culture,' to which she laid claim, evanesced in this atmosphere of exhalations.In the Year of Jubilee|George Gissing
Richard Kenton evanesced into the interior so obviously that Bittridge could not offer to come in.The Kentons|William Dean Howells
Very soon they both got bored again, when the excitement of the plotting had evanesced.The Hypocrite|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull