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Definition of 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.

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

Long-lived persons have one or two lines which extend through the whole hand; short-lived persons have two lines not extending through the whole hand.

Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
George Bernard Shaw
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Short-Lived Translations

short-lived in Dutch is kortstondig
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