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Definition of "lastingness" [lastingness]

  • The property of lasting; duration, permanence. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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.""