Definition of transitory adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    transitory

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈtrænsəˌtɔri//
     
    , NAmE//ˈtrænzəˌtɔri//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1continuing for only a short time synonym fleeting, temporary
  2. 2 the transitory nature of his happiness
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: transitory