Part of speech:
The definition of transitory is something temporary or not permanent.
Short in time, duration, length, or extent.
The definition of ephemeral is something that has a very short lifespan or lasts for a very short time.
Tending to pass away or fade from sight like mist or smoke; ephemeral
Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
Allowing one to pass a test, course of study, inspection, or examination; satisfactory:
Of, relating to, or formed by a meteoroid.
The definition of short lived is something that was not meant to last a long time or that did not last a long time.
The definition of temporary is something which is not intended to last for a long time.
Likely to occur at any moment
Lasting; continuing; durable:
(Biology) Describing a part that falls off, or is shed, at a particular time or stage of development.
Vague or indistinct; airy
Difficult to define or describe:
Delicate, light and airy.
Not permanent; not lasting; fleeting; temporary
Existing at a particular instant
That may perish; esp., liable to spoil or deteriorate, as some foods
Without reality or substance; illusory
Of, relating to, or limited by time:
Given to such ideas or talk
(Countable) Something that is ephemeral.
(Finance) A measure of the degree to which a security rises or falls in price over a period of time
Continuing or remaining for a long time; enduring:
The definition of permanent is someone or something that is supposed to last for a very long time.
Of a specified linear extent or duration:
Happening over and over again; repeated often; going on in rapid succession
Being or seeming to be without an end or limit; boundless:
Continuing or being so for an indefinitely long time:
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.
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