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Definition of Short-Lived

Short-Lived

  1. Not living or lasting long; being of short continuance; as, a short-lived race of beings; short-lived pleasure; short-lived passion.

Short-Lived Quotations

Lust is temporary, romance can be nice, but love is the most important thing of all. Because without love, lust and romance will always be short-lived.
Danielle Steel

Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
Socrates

Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
Joseph Addison

Moments of crisis, like the shooting in Newtown, tend to produce brief spikes of popular interest in gun control. My research on media attention suggests these spikes are extremely short-lived, and that they may be decreasing in intensity.
Ethan Zuckerman

One of the reasons I wrote 'Airborn' was that I'd fallen in love with the great passenger airships which flew in the '20s and '30s. Their time was short-lived. They were frail, they tended to crash; and they could never be as fast, safe and efficient as the airplanes that replaced them.
Kenneth Oppel
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Short-Lived Translations

short-lived in Dutch is kortstondig
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