noun. ['ˈpɝːmənəns'] the property of being able to exist for an indefinite duration.
- permanentia (Latin)
- permaneo (Latin)
Words that Rhyme with Permanence
Example sentences of the word permanence
1. Noun, singular or mass
What I struggle with is the permanence of land ownership more than anything, she said.
Quotes containing the word permanence
1. Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
- Henri Matisse
2. I think vampires are different from human beings, but they're sentenced to eternity on this planet. They have the same confusion about love and permanence, integrity, and denial. These qualities really are the same in vampire characters as in humans. I think they're universal themes.
- Alexandra Cassavetes
3. Take it from me: love has all the lasting permanence of a rainbow- beautiful while it's there, and just as likely to have disappeared by the time you blink.
- Jodi Picoult