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English adjective: ephemeral

1. ephemeral lasting a very short time


SamplesThe ephemeral joys of childhood.
A passing fancy.
Youth's transient beauty.
Love is transitory but it is eternal.
Fugacious blossoms.


Synonymsfugacious, passing, short-lived, transient, transitory


Similarimpermanent, temporary


Antonymslasting, permanent


English noun: ephemeral

1. ephemeral (animal) anything short-lived, as an insect that lives only for a day in its winged form


Synonymsephemeron


Broader (hypernym)insect









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