short-lived

  • 1 Short-lived — a. Not living or lasting long; being of short continuance; as, a short lived race of beings; short lived pleasure; short lived passion. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 short-lived — [ ,ʃɔrt lıvd ] adjective lasting for a short period of time: a short lived television series Their promises proved to be short lived …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 3 short-lived — [adj] temporary brief, ephemeral, evanescent, fleeting, fugacious, fugitive, impermanent, momentary, passing, short, short haul*, short run, short term, transient, transitory; concept 798 Ant. enduring, ethereal, lasting, lengthy, long lived,… …

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  • 4 short-lived — [ˌʃo:t ˈlıvd US ˌʃo:rt ˈlaıvd] adj existing or happening for only a short time ▪ Our happiness was short lived …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 short-lived — short lived; short lived·ness; …

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  • 6 short-lived — [shôrt′līvd′, shôrt′livd′] adj. having or tending to have a short life span or existence …

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  • 7 short-lived — 1580s, from SHORT (Cf. short) (adj.) + pt. of LIVE (Cf. live) (v.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 short-lived — || ‚ʃɔrt lɪvd /ʃɔːt lives for a few days, lives for a short period of time, mortal, ephemeral …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 9 short-lived — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ lasting only a short time …

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  • 10 short-lived — index ephemeral, temporary, transient, volatile Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 11 short-lived — short lived, *transient, transitory, passing, ephemeral, momentary, fugitive, fleeting, evanescent Antonyms: agelong …

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  • 12 short-lived — short′ lived′ [[t]laɪvd, lɪvd[/t]] adj. living or lasting only a little while …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 short-lived — is pronounced shawt livd in BrE and shawt liyvd in AmE …

    Modern English usage

  • 14 short-lived — ADJ GRADED Something that is short lived does not last very long. Any hope that the speech would end the war was short lived... Chantal told Martine about her short lived marriage …

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  • 15 short-lived — adjective Date: 1588 not living or lasting long < short lived insects > < short lived joy > …

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  • 16 short-lived — adjective /ʃɔɹtˈlaɪvd,ʃɔɹtˈlɪvd/ Alive or existent for only a short period of time. But his joy was short lived, for his fortunes soon changed. See Also: brief, fleeting, momentary …

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  • 17 short-lived — adjective lasting only a short time: Our happiness was short lived …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 short-lived — adjective it was a short lived romance Syn: brief, short, momentary, temporary, impermanent, cursory, fleeting, passing, fugitive, lightning, transitory, transient, ephemeral, quick …

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  • 19 short-lived — adj. Short lived is used with these nouns: ↑recession, ↑relief …

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  • 20 short-lived — trumpaamžiai augalai statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Trumpos vegetacijos (1,5–2,5 mėn.) augalai, daugiausia augantys smėlynuose, stepėse, dykumose. atitikmenys: angl. ephemeral; short lived vok. Ephemer; kurzlebig rus.… …

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