Definition of impermanent:
episodic, evanescent, temporary, Guest, fugacious, interim, acting, makeshift, passing, transitory, short-range, pro tem, fly-by-night, transient, pro tempore, improvised, continue, finite, short-lived, terminable, visiting, working, provisional, temporal, irregular, jury-rigged, ephemeral.
Those Europeans who share with Asiatics some feeling of dissatisfaction with the impermanent try to escape it by an unselfish morality and by holding that life, which is unsatisfactory if regarded as a pursuit of happiness, acquires a new and real value if lived for others.- "Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch", Charles Eliot.
- "The Colonists", Raymond F. Jones.
- "Schopenhauer", Thomas Whittaker.