What does transitory mean?

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"

Wiktionary

  1. transitory(Adjective)

    Lasting only a short time; temporary.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transitory(adj)

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

How to pronounce transitory?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say transitory in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Leslie Miklosy:

    Even evils are transitory. So where to battle?

  2. Mark Luschini:

    This is just some counter-trend correction in the dollar and is transitory.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

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

  4. L.F. Magister:

    Man's life is short and transitory because they devote most of their lives also to what is transient and momentary.

  5. David Schiegoleit:

    Their impact is usually very transitory, it's mostly fear-based trade as to what could happen if tensions were to escalate.

Images & Illustrations of transitory

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