Definitions for short-livedlaɪvd, lɪvd
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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
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.
Uncertainty has had a tendency to help gold, but that's often just very short-lived. We can expect some higher volatility in the near term.
Grassroots stimulus through consumption is not the answer, stimulus through personal debt is just a time bomb. The benefit will be short lived, and the payback painful.
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.
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