Ev`a*nes"cent (?), a. [L. evanescens, -entis, p. pr. of evanescere.]


Liable to vanish or pass away like vapor; vanishing; fleeting; as, evanescent joys.

So evanescent are the fashions of the world in these particulars. Hawthorne.


Vanishing from notice; imperceptible.

The difference between right and wrong, is some petty cases, is almost evanescent. Wollaston.


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