Something that will last for only a limited period of time; transitory. Temporary is meaningless with regard to the duration of the length of time that it will last; however, it is used to designate absence of permanence.
implies fixed tendencies and a callous indifference to emotional or moral considerations a hardened criminal
suggests fixedness in some condition or practice, often from a deep-seated aversion to change a confirmed bachelor
implies firm establishment as a result of continued indulgence over a long period of time an inveterate liar
suggests long duration or frequent recurrence and is used especially of diseases or habits that resist all efforts to eradicate them chronic sinusitis
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Chronic gastric ulcer is not unfrequently the starting point of cancer.
In spite of chronic unpopularity and recurring persecutions they have spread over nearly all Europe.
The chief interest of the place centres in its brine springs which are largely impregnated with carbonic acid gas and oxide of iron, and are efficacious in chronic catarrh of the respiratory organs, in liver and stomach disorders and women's diseases.
All chronic maladies result either from three diseasespsora (the itch), syphilis or sycosis (a skin disease), or else are maladies produced by medicines.