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Definition of Ephemeral

Ephemeral

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

Ephemeral Quotations

True nostalgia is an ephemeral composition of disjointed memories.
Florence King

A dress is a piece of ephemeral architecture, designed to enhance the proportions of the female body.
Christian Dior

I like the ephemeral thing about theatre, every performance is like a ghost - it's there and then it's gone.
Maggie Smith

Success is very ephemeral. You depend entirely on the desire of others, which makes it difficult to relax.
Eva Green

So much of what we do is ephemeral and quickly forgotten, even by ourselves, so it's gratifying to have something you have done linger in people's memories.
John Williams
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Ephemeral Translations

ephemeral in French is fugitif
ephemeral in Italian is volatile
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