Evanescent



[ev-uh-nes-uh nt] /ˌɛv əˈnɛs ənt/

adjective
1.
vanishing; fading away; fleeting.
2.
tending to become imperceptible; scarcely perceptible.
/ˌɛvəˈnɛsənt/
adjective
1.
passing out of sight; fading away; vanishing
2.
ephemeral or transitory
adj.

1717, from French évanescent, from Latin evanescentem (nominative evanescens), present participle of evanescere “disappear, vanish,” from ex- “out” (see ex-) + vanescere “vanish” (see vanish).

evanescent ev·a·nes·cent (ěv’ə-něs’ənt)
adj.
Of short duration; passing away quickly.

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