Synonyms for (adjective) short-lived

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