Definitions for fugaciousfyuˈgeɪ ʃəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fu•ga•ciousfyuˈgeɪ ʃəs(adj.)

  1. fleeting; transitory.

  2. Bot. falling or fading early.

    Category: Botany

Origin of fugacious:

1625–35; < L fugāx apt to flee, fleet, der. of fugere to flee; see -acious

fu•gac•i•tyfyuˈgæs ɪ ti(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ephemeral, passing, short-lived, transient, transitory, fugacious(adj)

    lasting a very short time

    "the ephemeral joys of childhood"; "a passing fancy"; "youth's transient beauty"; "love is transitory but it is eternal"; "fugacious blossoms"

Wiktionary

  1. fugacious(Adjective)

    Fleeting, fading quickly, transient.

  2. Origin: From fugaci, stem of fugax, from fugio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fugacious(adj)

    flying, or disposed to fly; fleeing away; lasting but a short time; volatile

  2. Fugacious(adj)

    fleeting; lasting but a short time; -- applied particularly to organs or parts which are short-lived as compared with the life of the individual

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