Definition of impermanence in US English:



  • See impermanent

    • ‘By fully realizing the impermanence of everything around us, they should not feel as though all their time and energy that was put into the mandala was wasted.’
    • ‘It introduces the concept of process to capture the idea of impermanence, dissolvability and change.’
    • ‘Very little here has the energy to grow above two storeys, and the overall sense is of a hasty impermanence, a city thrown up on a whim while they thought of something serious to put in its place.’
    • ‘It is a generation, in other words, that has known impermanence.’
    • ‘Over many of them there hangs an aura of impermanence, transiency, uncertainty.’