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.
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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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Translations

impermanence

[ɪmˈpɜːmənəns] Nimpermanencia f
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impermanence

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References in periodicals archive ?
Impermanence (Pali: anicca; Sanskrit: anitya; Tibetan: mi rtag pa; Chinese: wuchang; Japanese: mujo; Thai: anitchang) is the central theme of Buddhism.
7 (New Delhi, 1973), 39-40: rje'i tshad ma'i lam sgrig las / sdug bsngal du rtogs pa'i lag rjes la 'khor 'bral 'dod skyes kyang mi rtag pa ma rtogs na phung po dang mi 'bral ba'i sred pa 'gog mi nus shing / de rtogs pa las de dang mi 'brai ba'i sred pa 'gog nus pa'i phyir ro // and rje'i tshad ma'i lam sgrig las / des na phung po mi rtag par rtogs pa'i lag rjes la de dang 'bral des dang sdug bsngal du rtogs pas 'bral 'dod skyes kyang thar pa don gnyer gyi blo mtshan nyid tshang ba la bdag reed rtogs dgos so //.
The subject, sound (sgra), is an impermanent phenomenon (mi rtag pa'i chos) because of being a product (byas pa)--(sgra chos can/ mi rtag pa yin te/ byas pa yin pa'i phyir).