Evanescence meaning

evənesəns
The act or state of vanishing away; disappearance.

The evanescence of vapor, of a dream, of earthly plants or hopes. --Rambler.

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Evanescence is defined as the act of slowly disappearing.

An example of evanescence is the way a mirage disappears.

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A gradual disappearance.
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The event of fading and gradually vanishing from sight.

The evanescence of the morning mist.

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A tendency to evanesce; evanescent quality; transitoriness.
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Origin of evanescence

  • Borrowing from Latin ēvānēscēns, present participle of ēvānēscō (“I vanish, I fade away, I lapse”).

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