short-lived
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ʃɔɹtˈlɪvd/, /ʃɔɹtˈlaɪvd/; see usage notes below

Adjective

short-lived (comparative shorter-lived, superlative shortest-lived)

  1. Alive or existent for only a short period of time.
    But his joy was short-lived, for his fortunes soon changed.
Synonyms Related terms Translations
  • German: kurzlebig
  • Russian: кратковре́менный



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