Definitions for evanescentˌɛv əˈnɛs ənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ev•a•nes•centˌɛv əˈnɛs ənt(adj.)

  1. vanishing; fading away.

Origin of evanescent:

1745–55; < L ēvānēscent-, s. of ēvānēscēns


Princeton's WordNet

  1. evanescent(adj)

    tending to vanish like vapor

    "evanescent beauty"


  1. evanescent(Adjective)

    Vanishing, disappearing.

  2. evanescent(Adjective)

    Ephemeral, momentary, fleeting.

  3. evanescent(Adjective)

    Barely there; almost imperceptible.

  4. Origin: From evanescens

Webster Dictionary

  1. Evanescent(adj)

    liable to vanish or pass away like vapor; vanishing; fleeting; as, evanescent joys

  2. Evanescent(adj)

    vanishing from notice; imperceptible


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