Part of speech:
Of a passing nature; not enduring or permanent; temporary, fleeting, or ephemeral; transient
Likely to occur at any moment
The definition of temporary is something which is not intended to last for a long time.
Short in time, duration, length, or extent.
Passing away with time; not permanent; temporary; transitory
Functioning a long time; durable:
The definition of permanent is someone or something that is supposed to last for a very long time.
Having a short lifespan or a short annual period of aboveground growth. Used especially of plants.
Lasting only a short time; fleeting:
Resembling a mushroom by shape or appearance.
Allowing one to pass a test, course of study, inspection, or examination; satisfactory:
(Biology) Describing a part that falls off, or is shed, at a particular time or stage of development.
A fly-by-night person; esp., a debtor who runs away to escape debts
Perceiving or responding with speed and sensitivity; keen:
Of considerable length, especially in time; extended:
Spiritual or otherworldly.
Lasting; continuing; durable:
Persisting for an extended period of time.
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.
Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
Find another word for short-lived. In this page you can discover 35 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for short-lived, like: fleeting, transitory, momentary, temporary, brief, transient, long-lived, permanent, ephemeral, fugitive and evanescent.