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"
passing swiftly away; not durable; transient; transitory; as, the fleeting hours or moments
The numerical value of fleeting in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of fleeting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile virtue is a possession glorious and eternal.
The renown which riches or beauty confer is fleeting and frail mental excellence is a splendid and lasting possession.
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
We assume venues are safe, we find out too late they are not… There are too often few and fleeting options of escape. Getting on your knees and heading for the exit -- if there is one visible and unlocked -- is good advice for the first 10 people. After that, survivability diminishes.
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Translations for fleeting
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- бързо преминаващ, преходенBulgarian
- εφήμερος, πρόσκαιροςGreek
- ohikiitävä, katoavainen, haihtuva, hetkellinenFinnish
- éphémère, fugaceFrench
- fuadainScottish Gaelic
- בת חלוף, בן חלוףHebrew
- թռուցիկ, կարճատեւ, վաղանցիկArmenian
- augnablik, hverfull, skammærIcelandic
- sfuggente, sfuggevole, fugaceItalian
- flyktigNorwegian Nynorsk
- nikły, przelotnyPolish
- fugitiv, fugaciRomanian
- скоротечный, мимолётныйRussian
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