ephemerality ephemerality

Definition(s):

  • (n) the property of lasting for a very short time

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It's a somber and devastating meditation on the ephemerality of freedom.
  2. To Howe, the eternal in life is clearest in its ephemerality; the memories that haunt us to the end of our days are of the most ordinary, and thus revealing, events.

News

  • The obsolescence of Steve Jobs

    A remarkable video clip from 1994 captures the Apple founder pondering silicon ephemerality        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Salon.com

Quotes

  • "The biggest piece that's in danger is the ephemerality of everyday life," Donath said. "It wasn't that long ago that almost nothing was recorded. A few people might've written about something, and a few things got painted, but most of the...
    on Mar 16, 2009 By: Judith Donath Source: Los Angeles Times

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