becoming; beginning to be
Something or someone that is senescent is becoming old and showing the effects of getting older.
A convalescent person spends time resting to gain health and strength after a serious illness or operation.
An effervescent individual is lively, very happy, and enthusiastic.
An iridescent object has many bright colors that change in different types of light.
Something that is evanescent lasts for only a short time before disappearing from sight or memory.
If something is obsolescent, it is slowly becoming no longer needed because something newer or more effective has been invented.
Something that is tumescent, such as bodily tissue, is swelling or becoming swollen.
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