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transience

[ tran-shuhns, -zhuhns, -zee-uhns ]
/ ˈtræn ʃəns, -ʒəns, -zi əns /
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noun
transient state or quality.
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Sometimes tran·sien·cy .

Origin of transience

First recorded in 1735–45; transi(ent) + -ence

OTHER WORDS FROM transience

non·tran·sience, nounnon·tran·sien·cy, noun
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