What does fugacious mean?

Definitions for fugaciousfyuˈgeɪ ʃəs

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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"


  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

  3. Origin: [L. fugax, fugacis, from fugere: cf. F. fugace. See Fugitive.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fugacious

    fū-gā′shus, adj. apt to flee away: fleeting.—ns. Fugā′ciousness, Fugac′ity. [L. fugax, fugacis, from fugĕre, to flee.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fugacious in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fugacious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Never ever be moved or carried away by any in thing i.e. anything that is in vogue presently, no matter how fascinating it seems to you. For, everything in vogue currently is fugacious i.e. every in vogue thing will soon fade away or rather change with time.

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