What does short-lived mean?

Definitions for short-livedlaɪvd, lɪvd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word short-lived.

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. short-lived(Adjective)

    Alive or existent for only a short period of time.

    But his joy was short-lived, for his fortunes soon changed.

  2. Origin: From short + life + -ed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Short-lived(adj)

    not living or lasting long; being of short continuance; as, a short-lived race of beings; short-lived pleasure; short-lived passion


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of short-lived in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of short-lived in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Paul Nolte:

    I think this is a short-lived rally.

  2. Mohammad Shabbir:

    The impact of the outflow will be short-lived.

  3. Abraham Lincoln:

    Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.

  4. Author Unknown:

    Peace won by the compromise of principles is a short-lived achievement.

  5. Dominic Schnider:

    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.

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