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ev·a·nesce

 (ĕv′ə-nĕs′)
intr.v. ev·a·nesced, ev·a·nesc·ing, ev·a·nesc·es
To dissipate or disappear like vapor. See Synonyms at disappear.

[Latin ēvānēscere, to vanish : ē-, ex-, ex- + vānēscere, to disappear (from vānus, empty; see euə- in Indo-European roots).]

ev′a·nes′cence n.

evanescence

1. the process of vanishing or fading away.
2. the condition of being transitory.
See also: Processes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.evanescence - the event of fading and gradually vanishing from sight; "the evanescence of the morning mist"
disappearance - the event of passing out of sight

evanescence

noun
The act or an example of passing out of sight:
Translations

evanescence

n (Liter) → Vergänglichkeit f
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