impermanence

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im·per·ma·nent

 (ĭm-pûr′mə-nənt)
adj.
Not lasting or durable; not permanent.

im·per′ma·nence, im·per′ma·nen·cy n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.impermanence - the property of not existing for indefinitely long durations
length, duration - continuance in time; "the ceremony was of short duration"; "he complained about the length of time required"
temporariness - the property of lasting only a short time
transience, transiency, transitoriness - an impermanence that suggests the inevitability of ending or dying
mortality - the quality or state of being mortal
permanence, permanency - the property of being able to exist for an indefinite duration
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impermanence

[ɪmˈpɜːmənəns] Nimpermanencia f

impermanence

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The most important of these is found in the Mahabhasyadipika, where, while commenting on Patanjali's famous assertion "for substance is permanent [whereas] shape is transient" (dravyam hi nityam akrtir anitya), (19) Bhartrhari adds:
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Buddhist life writing tends to sharpen this focus on community and social relations at the expense of selfhood, reflecting the fact that Buddhism regards "no self" (in Sanskrit, anatman) as one of three marks or seals of existence, alongside impermanence (anitya) and suffering (duhkha).