Origin of permanence
Examples from the Web for permanence
As the law stands, a metal piece is required, but nothing is said about the permanence or the functionality of the metal.The Deadly Plastic Gun Loophole the House Extension Leaves in Place|Eleanor Clift|December 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
What would the various social-media sites look like if ephemerality was the default and permanence, at most, an option?Snapchat: Naughty, Goofy, Ethereal, Permanent or All of the Above?|Winston Ross|September 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The self-imposed embargo did not last long, however, casting doubt on the permanence of this network-induced truce, as well.
Are you able to find a sense of permanence in multiple-partner relationships?
Love, permanence, spiritual peace, the rejection of false gods, and safe passage to boot.
But this does not authorize the rational psychologist to affirm, from mere conceptions, its permanence beyond life.The Critique of Pure Reason|Immanuel Kant
The fall of many governments, and the frequent redistribution of territory, deprived all settlements of the dignity of permanence.The History of Freedom|John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
He had no desire to play the tyrant; nor had he any belief in the permanence of a mere tyranny.
Our ancestors of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth centuries worked with a faith in the permanence of what they created.The House in Good Taste|Elsie de Wolfe
But these things are not sufficient to guarantee the permanence of institutions or the moral welfare of a nation.A Short History of Monks and Monasteries|Alfred Wesley Wishart
British Dictionary definitions for permanence
Word Origin and History for permanence
early 15c., from Middle French permanence and directly from Medieval Latin permanentia (early 14c.), from Latin permanens (see permanent). Related: Permanency.