transience [tran-shuh ns, -zhuh ns, -zee-uh ns] ExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for transience on Thesaurus.com noun
- transient state or quality.
Sometimes tran·sien·cy. Origin of transience First recorded in 1735–45; transi(ent) + -ence Related formsnon·tran·sience, nounnon·tran·sien·cy, noun Related Words for transience anxiety, vulnerability, weakness, fluctuation, uncertainty, insecurity, volatility, nervousness, agitation, insomnia, disquiet, jitters, uneasiness, ferment, instability, turmoil, unrest, turbulence, edginess, oscillation Examples from the Web for transience Contemporary Examples of transience
When I think of them, I also think of the transience of all this and the importance of doing what you can while you can.
November 11, 2014
Perhaps most remarkable of all in the age of transience, he has only played for one team.
October 16, 2012
The transience of our lives is one of the things that makes it valuable.
May 14, 2011
Historical Examples of transience
Is it, perhaps, a taunt from some one who wishes to remind me of the transience of my office?
The element of mortality in the form is included in the transience of imagery.
George Edward Woodberry
On the other hand the mere fact of memory is an escape from transience.
Alfred North Whitehead
Permanence, transience—Sir Ferdinando and his privies were gone, Crome still stood.
He put his pain with the transience of her youth and condescended to her so that he need not take note of himself.
Word Origin and History for transience n.