Long lasting to temporary

ephemeral
(adj)
ǝ-FEM-ǝr-ǝl
Meaning

short-lived; fleeting; passing quickly

1st Sample Sentence

We were so happy together in those early days of our marriage, but out happiness was to prove ephemeral.

Root

ephemeros (lasting or living only one day, short-lived) (Greek)

Synonyms

ephemeral, evanescent, transient, transitory

Antonyms

enduring, immutable, perennial

Mnemonics

sounds like e-funeral. Electric funeral is SHORT 'fermi' is a very small secientific unit [10 ^ (-15)] So think of fremi second with ephemeral (e-phermi-real)

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