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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French impermanence, from im- +‎ permanence.

NounEdit

impermanence ‎(usually uncountable, plural impermanences)

  1. Lack of permanence or continued duration.
  2. The quality or state of being impermanent.
  3. (Buddhism) anicca, the doctrine which asserts that all of conditioned existence is transient.

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ReferencesEdit

  • impermanence in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

in- +‎ permanence

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.pɛʁ.ma.nɑ̃s/

NounEdit

impermanence f ‎(plural impermanences)

  1. impermanence (state of being impermanent)

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