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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

Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.

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

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

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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