Part of speech:
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.
Tending to pass away or fade from sight like mist or smoke; ephemeral
Passing quickly; ephemeral:
Short in time, duration, length, or extent.
Likely to occur at any moment
Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
Of a passing nature; not enduring or permanent; temporary, fleeting, or ephemeral; transient
Not clear in meaning or expression; inexplicit.
The definition of permanent is someone or something that is supposed to last for a very long time.
Persisting for an extended period of time.
Lasting; continuing; durable:
Continuing or being so for an indefinitely long time:
Of a specified linear extent or duration:
Being without beginning or end:
Continuing indefinitely or for a long period of time.
(Bot.) Falling soon after blooming, as some flowers
Running away or fleeing, as from the law.
Allowing one to pass a test, course of study, inspection, or examination; satisfactory:
Having or tending to have a short life span or existence
Relating to or near the bones that form the sides and part of the base of the skull.
Lasting or existing only for a short time
A continuous, measurable quantity in which events occur in a sequence proceeding from the past through the present to the future.
A short-lived thing.
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