Adjective(1) not permanent; not lasting(2) existing or enduring for a limited time only
(1) We suffer because we imagine what is not self to be self, what is impermanent to be permanent, and what, from an ultimate viewpoint, is pain to be pleasure.(2) The things that belong to the visible realm are transitory and impermanent .(3) The pictures reflect an interest in the ephemeral, impermanent , transient nature of the world.(4) It's a small change and perhaps an impermanent one.(5) He seeks benefit from things which do him injury, thinks the impermanent to be permanent, sees the highest good in that which is evil, and yet he does not see that death is coming upon him.(6) Perhaps it was once the case that artists were more likely to use impermanent materials in temporary installations than in works intended for longer existence.(7) As a result, their masks are impermanent in many cases.(8) The notion that life is transient, that the material is impermanent , is common to many religious and philosophical systems.(9) But misfortune had not finished with him: collectors dismissed the collages as fragile, impermanent ; the exhibitions failed.(10) They exude the warmth of home, albeit an itinerant, impermanent home of temporary balconies.(11) Life is suffering insofar as a healthy body can get sick and die, our thoughts cannot be sustained, and sensations, emotions and consciousness are all impermanent .(12) Even the permanent collection appears impermanent .(13) Wisdom sees the impermanent , ephemeral nature of experience and the basic unreliability of these changing phenomena.(14) The new government is cautiously pronounced capable; the return of tourists this summer has suggested this lull may be less impermanent than others.(15) Like multiple Babels, huge superstructures would last through eternity, teeming with impermanent subsystems that would mutate over time, beyond their control.(16) Matthias said beauty - being ephemeral, evanescent and impermanent - reminds us of death.
1. temporary ::
2. transient ::
3. transitory ::
4. passing ::
6. momentary ::
7. ephemeral ::
8. fugitive ::
9. short-lived ::
10. brief ::
12. evanescent ::
1. permanent ::
Different Formsimpermanent, impermanently
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