transience

[tran-shuh ns, -zhuh ns, -zee-uh ns]
Sometimes tran·sien·cy.

Origin of transience

First recorded in 1735–45; transi(ent) + -ence
Related formsnon·tran·sience, nounnon·tran·sien·cy, noun
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transience

n.

1745; see transient + -ence.

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