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.
stresses endlessness or timelessness the eternal verities
implies unceasing or uninterrupted activity incessant chatter
stresses uniformity, steadiness, or regularity in occurrence or recurrence the constant beat of the heart
applies to that which extends without interruption in either space or time a continuous expanse, a continuous flow of traffic
applies to that which recurs repeatedly or goes on unceasingly over a long period of time continual arguments, continual rain
applies to that which lasts or persists for an indefinitely long time a perpetual nuisance
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