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Definition of Momentary


  1. Done in a moment; continuing only a moment; lasting a very short time; as, a momentary pang.

Momentary 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

Even the handsomest men do not have the same momentary effect on the world as a truly beautiful woman does.
Jonathan Carroll

When thou art above measure angry, bethink thee how momentary is man's life.
Marcus Aurelius

Sex is a momentary itch, love never lets you go.
Kingsley Amis

There are two sorts of curiosity - the momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things.
Robert Wilson Lynd
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Momentary Translations

momentary in Dutch is kortstondig
momentary in Italian is momentaneamente
momentary in Swedish is kortvarig
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