The property of lasting; duration, permanence.(noun)
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Use "lastingness" in a sentence
"Further to the notion of giving account of ourselves, of indexing as David Altjmed's recent show undertakes, Carreiro examines the idea of impermanence, the delicacy and to use a Lisa Robertson term "lastingness" of text, and literally of letters themselves."
"Real love, he asks; not the degraded things to which men give that great name, as to every passing gust of feeling, to every unworthy untamed emotion: but the divine quality, when to the "lastingness," which he requires, is also joined that which is the inner essence of Love, viz., sacrifice."
"The artist must avoid rigidity, must stay fresh and open to possibility, if he or she is to achieve "lastingness.""