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evanescence

[ ev-uh-nes-uhns ]
/ ˌɛv əˈnɛs əns /
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noun
the quality of being fleeting or vanishing quickly; impermanence: the evanescence of dreams.
the act or fact of vanishing quickly: The target audience is left only with the dominant message after the evanescence of the advertisement.
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Origin of evanescence

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH evanescence

evanescence , evaporation, liquefaction, melting, thawing, transpiration, vaporization
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