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Ephemeral meaning

ephemeral - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. Beginning and ending in a day; existing only, or no longer than, a day; diurnal; as, an ephemeral flower.
  2. 2. Short- lived; existing or continuing for a short time only.
  3. 3. Anything lasting but a day, or a brief time; an ephemeral plant, insect, etc.
  4. 4. Lasting but a day; short- lived.

ephemeral - examples of usage

  1. The first degrades love by making it too much a matter of law, the second by making it an ephemeral passion from which almost everything truly beautiful in the relationship of two human beings is, of necessity, eliminated.
  2. They are as far superior to the endless number of orations and speeches which are delivered throughout the country as the works of a polished, talented and accomplished author surpass the ephemeral productions of a day.
  3. It is no ephemeral or transitory subject that we are now met to discuss.
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