English version

evanescent

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishevanescentev‧a‧nes‧cent /ˌevəˈnesənt, ˌiː- $ ˌev-/ adjective literary  something that is evanescent does not last very long
Examples from the Corpus
evanescentThis perception strikes one as promising, but the impression may be evanescent.Talk is evanescent but writing leaves footprints.If Western women remember how they once approached equality, they remember it as an evanescent dream that died unborn.They were like a new kind of creature: light, evanescent, frivolous and absolutely predatory.She spoke to Frankl who guided her to what is eternal and evanescent in life.Be ambitious not for money, not for selfish aggrandizement, not for the evanescent thing which men call fame.
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