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Definition of Fleeting

Fleeting

  1. of Fleet
  2. Passing swiftly away; not durable; transient; transitory; as, the fleeting hours or moments.

Fleeting Quotations

Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.
Diane Ackerman

Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting; she is never plain. She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief, the souvenir of pain.
Christopher Morley

Victory is a fleeting thing in the gambling business. Today's winners are tomorrow's blinking toads, dumb beasts with no hope.
Hunter S. Thompson

Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset.
Ann Landers

Can I jump over two or three guys like I used to? No. Am I as fast as I used to be? No, but I still have the fundamentals and smarts. That's what enables me to still be a dominant player. As a kid growing up, I never skipped steps. I always worked on fundamentals because I know athleticism is fleeting.
Kobe Bryant
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Fleeting Translations

fleeting in French is fugitif
fleeting in Italian is volatile
fleeting in Spanish is fugaz
fleeting in Swedish is flyktig