To dissapear or dissapate, sometimes like vapor. The verb form of evanescence
The small girl suddenly evanesced into thin air like vapor scaring her friend.
by Mayte July 8, 2004
1) To disappear or vanish into a mist.
2) 00's rock band from Little Rock, America. Songs include Bring Me To Life and Everbody's Fool. Sometimes called Christian Rock because they are Christians; only one song on Fallen, Torniquet, mentions God or Christ.
2) Did you hear the new Evanescence song?
by jazzpup February 4, 2005
An amazing and amazingly underrated band. Sure, you probably know Bring Me to Life and My Immortal because of memes. But seriously, they have way better songs than that. If you already liked those two songs, you will love the rest of their music. Really, you won't regret it. At least check them out. Expand your music taste.
Person of non-specific gender #1: hey dude, what are you listening to?
Person of non-specific gender #2: Evanescence!
Person of non-specific gender #1: didn't they make that song Bring Me to Life or something?
Person of non-specific gender #2: Yeah, but they have better stuff. Listen to them.
by someoutcastloser September 8, 2018
in actuallity it means: to dissipate or disappear like vapor
life is in a constant state of evanescence.
by frankie March 26, 2005
An amazing rock band from Arkansas, USA. They released songs such as Bring Me To Life, Going Under, Everybody's Fool and My Immortal, although their older work and demos, in my opinion is better.

They are NOT fake, unlike some other bands ;)
by 9045 July 23, 2004
Apart from the proper dictionary definition, Evanescence is a rock band with great lyrics. You don't have to be a depressed or be into rock to appreciate their music. Even if you're a content and happy person, you can to some extent relate to their songs. If they weren't any good, they wouldn't have so much publicity, think about it, how many other bands in the same genre have succeeded like them.
Eg) My Immortal - lost love?
Going Under - finally letting go?
Bring me to Life - self recognition?
Breathe No More -

Self-improvement is for the weak, the strong seek self-destruction.
by Dead Angel March 25, 2005