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"
Alive or existent for only a short period of time.
But his joy was short-lived, for his fortunes soon changed.
Origin: From short + life + -ed.
not living or lasting long; being of short continuance; as, a short-lived race of beings; short-lived pleasure; short-lived passion
The numerical value of short-lived in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of short-lived in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.
Peace won by the compromise of principles is a short-lived achievement.
It's hard to say exactly how long this (coalition) will last, but it's not viable, it will be short-lived, laden with difficulty and will end in a unity deal with Herzog.
As long as there is speculation about intervention, speculators may test whether the BOJ may actually act, so we are bracing for another sell-off in stocks, if the BOJ acts, it may serve as a short-term 'painkiller' but the effect will likely be short-lived.
So far, I've been fortunate but we all know in this sport that it can be short-lived, if something happens to the back or whatever it may be, it's a tricky slope. I'm just thankful for the very healthy years that I've had and I do the best to get as many more as I can.
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