Evanescent definition

ĕvə-nĕsənt
Vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor.
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The definition of evanescent is something fleeting that passes out of sight or mind quickly.

An example of evanescent is a rainbow that appears for only a moment after a storm.

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Tending to pass away or fade from sight like mist or smoke; ephemeral.
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Barely there; almost imperceptible.
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Origin of evanescent

  • From French évanescent, from Latin ēvānēscēns (“vanishing, disappearing”)

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