Long lasting to temporary

perennial
(adj)
pǝr-EN-i-ǝl
Meaning

1. (of plants) blooming every year

1st Sample Sentence

1. This is a perennial plant, so we will see its flowers again next year.

2nd Meaning

2. perpetual; lasting; constant

2nd Sample Sentence

2. I'm tired of hearing your perennial complaints about how miserable your life is.

Root

per (through)#annus (year) (Latin)

Synonyms

enduring, immutable, perennial

Antonyms

ephemeral, evanescent, transient, transitory

Mnemonics

Per is the prefix of " through", Ennial is the root word of year -->perennial means ' through out the year. ' per annual sounds like PURANI (old). purani things are perennial if you remember we have learnt about perennial rivers in social studies which means LONG LASTING rivers