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TRANSIENCY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does transiency mean? 

TRANSIENCY (noun)
  The noun TRANSIENCY has 1 sense:

1. an impermanence that suggests the inevitability of ending or dying

  Familiarity information: TRANSIENCY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TRANSIENCY (noun)


Sense 1transiency [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An impermanence that suggests the inevitability of ending or dying

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

transience; transiency; transitoriness

Hypernyms ("transiency" is a kind of...):

impermanence; impermanency (the property of not existing for indefinitely long durations)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "transiency"):

fugaciousness; fugacity (the lack of enduring qualities (used chiefly of plant parts))

ephemerality; ephemeralness; fleetingness (the property of lasting for a very short time)


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