Long lasting to temporary

transitory
(adj)
TRAN-zi-tor-ee
Meaning

impermanent; fleeting; quicly passing away

1st Sample Sentence

During my transitory interest in cosmology, I bought about fifty books on the subject, which ended up just sinning unread on my bookshelf.

Root

trans (over, across)#ire (to go) (Latin)

Synonyms

ephemeral, evanescent, transient, transitory

Antonyms

enduring, immutable, perennial

Mnemonics

Transistors take a very short time to turn from on to off i. e acting like a switch

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