Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun

The state of being permanent; durability; fixity.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "permanence":

  1. Your very frame is of that substance for which permanence means death; and every one of all the emotions that you know is of its nature momentary, and must be so if it is to be alive." - "Hills and the Sea", H. Belloc.
  2. At the same time he had undertaken a series of articles in the " Atlantic Monthly," entitled, " Evolution and Permanence of Type." - "Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence", Louis Agassiz.
  3. The only trace I ever noticed of any memory of my past life in heaven was that things sometimes seemed surprisingly familiar to me, and that I had the sense of a serene permanence, which possessed and encompassed me. - "The Child of the Dawn", Arthur Christopher Benson.