impermanent

[im-pur-muh-nuhnt]
adjective
not permanent or enduring; transitory.

Origin:
1645–55; im-2 + permanent

impermanence, impermanency, noun
impermanently, adverb


fleeting, temporary, ephemeral, evanescent.
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impermanent (ɪmˈpɜːmənənt)
 
adj
not permanent; fleeting; transitory
 
im'permanence
 
n
 
im'permanency
 
n
 
im'permanently
 
adv

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Example sentences
Physically impermanent and of uncertain long-term value, media art requires
  serious commitment.
We have built civilization's cornerstones on amorphous, impermanent stuff.
They believe in an impermanent and illusory self made of shifting parts.
It is increasingly difficult to argue that the occupation is impermanent.
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