fleetingness fleetingness

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • But she has never taken seriously his asthmatic insomnia and an accompanying sense of the moment-by-moment fleetingness of life.

Quotes

  • "Thoughts of suffering, on the cross, on the fleetingness of life and death always accompanied his life," Dziwisz writes in "Let Me Go: The Strength in Weakness of John Paul II." "The pope's infirmity revealed who he was for the people...
    on Apr 1, 2006 By: Stanislaw Dziwisz Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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