Part of speech:
Of brief duration; transitory:
The definition of transitory is something temporary or not permanent.
Running away or fleeing, as from the law.
The definition of ephemeral is something that has a very short lifespan or lasts for a very short time.
Living or lasting only a short time; ephemeral.
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.
Not permanent; not lasting; fleeting; temporary
(Bot.) Falling soon after blooming, as some flowers
Likely to occur at any moment
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.
Find another word for evanescent. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for evanescent, like: vanishing, transient, disappearing, passing, passing-away, fading, shifting, fleeting, transitory, flitting and fugitive.