Long lasting to temporary

evanescent
(adj)
ev-ǝn-ESS-ǝnt
Meaning

fleeting; vanishing; quickly passing away

1st Sample Sentence

The pleasures of this life are evanescent: set your mind instead on the eternal truths of philosophy.

Root

e ex (out)#vanescere (vanish) (Latin)

Synonyms

ephemeral, evanescent, transient, transitory

Antonyms

enduring, immutable, perennial

Mnemonics

Remember it as "I want scent. Scent evaporates like vapour. Vanishing Scent e-vanescent. vanescent sounds like vanishing. hence.

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