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Synonyms for ephemeral

Synonyms for (noun) ephemeral

Synonyms: ephemeral, ephemeron Definition: anything short-lived, as an insect that lives only for a day in its winged form

Similar words: insect Definition: small air-breathing arthropod

Synonyms for (adjective) ephemeral

Synonyms: transient, transitory, fugacious, ephemeral, short-lived, passing Definition: lasting a very short time Usage: the ephemeral joys of childhood; a passing fancy; youth's transient beauty; love is transitory but it is eternal; fugacious blossoms

Similar words: impermanent, temporary Definition: not permanent; not lasting Usage: politics is an impermanent factor of life- James Thurber; impermanent palm cottages; a temperary arrangement; temporary housing