What does fleeting mean?

Definitions for fleetingˈfli tɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fleeting.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fleeting, fugitive, momentaneous, momentary(adj)

    lasting for a markedly brief time

    "a fleeting glance"; "fugitive hours"; "rapid momentaneous association of things that meet and pass"; "a momentary glimpse"

Wiktionary

  1. fleeting(Adjective)

    passing quickly

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fleeting

    of Fleet

  2. Fleeting(adj)

    passing swiftly away; not durable; transient; transitory; as, the fleeting hours or moments

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fleeting in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fleeting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Napoleon:

    Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.

  2. Sallust:

    The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile virtue is a possession glorious and eternal.

  3. Sallust:

    The renown which riches or beauty confer is fleeting and frail mental excellence is a splendid and lasting possession.

  4. William Shakespeare:

    How like a winter hath my absence been From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year What freezings have I felt, what dark days seen, What old December's bareness everywhere

  5. Bruce Hampton:

    I was a lasso instructor and a lariat importer, and they were all weird, fleeting jobs, i've been fortunate to do music all my life, and I've done enough acting to make it fun.

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