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Definitions for transitory
ˈtræn sɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, -zɪ-tran·si·to·ry

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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. transitory(Adjective)

    Lasting only a short time; temporary.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transitory(adj)

    continuing only for a short time; not enduring; fleeting; evanescent

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of transitory in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of transitory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of transitory in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    God made man mortal and to consol this transitory creature He gave him an immortal toy called Art!

  2. Judge Nicholas Hamblen:

    You would need to be satisfied that any involvement was not minimal or merely transitory, but something which establishes significant involvement in the continuing conspiracy.

  3. Stephen Kinsella:

    When you treat things that are transitory as if they are permanent, you can end up paying a very large price later on. The daddy of them all is stamp duty, the worry is that people treat this cash as if it's forever and the problem is it may not be forever.

  4. Michael Antonelli:

    In the statement the Fed worried about inflation being below their target, but in the press conference Powell said they view that weakness as transitory and they aren't leaning more towards a cut then they were before.

  5. Art Hogan:

    The Fed is pretty locked in regarding a hike next week and any fall in commodity prices will be seen as transitory factors.

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