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Definition of "momentariness" [mo•men•ta•ri•ness]

  • The property of being momentary. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "momentariness" in a sentence
  • "The first flower assists in the development of a plot which is to enact the 'momentariness' of 'sympathy in choice.'"
  • ""momentariness," as Phillips calls it, so dangerous in the hands of a commonplace painter, lends a peculiar fascination to many of"
  • ""All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music," wrote Walter Pater in The Renaissance, a collection of criticism that scandalized Oxford in the 1870s by its apparent advocacy of sensualism and momentariness."