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ˈmoʊ mənˌtɛr imo·men·tary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. momentary(Adjective)

    lasting for only a moment

  2. momentary(Adjective)

    happening at every moment; perpetual

  3. momentary(Adjective)

    ephemeral or relatively short-lived

Webster Dictionary

  1. Momentary(adj)

    done in a moment; continuing only a moment; lasting a very short time; as, a momentary pang

  2. Origin: [L. momentarius. See Moment.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of momentary in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of momentary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of momentary in a Sentence

  1. John W. Gardner:

    Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.

  2. Ilana Solomon:

    We feel emboldened after this fight. We see fast-track as a momentary loss and feel really confident about attacking the TPP head on, there is going to be an even bigger fight about stopping the TPP.

  3. Carl DeHaven:

    Just A Thought Thinking in the present requires choice to do so. To be here now is more than a momentary thing. It's a way of life. It is true that the choices we make determine our lives. Regardless of what others think, do, say we have the ability to handle our reactions to that which occurs to us. It's one of our abilities that when exercised will aid efforts to live a more enhanced life. We all have an inherent aspect that when realized enables us to live as chosen. Potential is like fuel in the tank. We all have a "tank of potential" that awaits turning of a key. KnowyerLoved, CWD

  4. Lord Chesterfield:

    Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable.

  5. Robert Lynd:

    There are two sorts of curiosity -- the momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things.

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