adverb see transitory

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Transitorily — Tran si*to*ri*ly, adv. In a transitory manner; with brief continuance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitorily — index pro tempore Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • transitorily — adverb In a transitory manner. With regard to similes of this kind, it will readily occur to the reader that when a resembling subject is once properly introduced in a simile, the mind is transitorily amused with the new object, and is not… …   Wiktionary

  • transitorily — transitory ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not permanent; short lived. DERIVATIVES transitorily adverb transitoriness noun. ORIGIN Latin transitorius, from transire go across …   English terms dictionary

  • transitorily — See transitory. * * * …   Universalium

  • transitorily — adv. in a temporary or changeable manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • transitorily — tran·si·to·ri·ly …   English syllables

  • transitorily — adverb for a very brief time • Derived from adjective: ↑transitory …   Useful english dictionary

  • transitory — transitorily /tran si tawr euh lee, tohr , tran si tawr , tohr , zi /, adv. transitoriness, n. /tran si tawr ee, tohr ee, zi /, adj. 1. not lasting, enduring, permanent, or eternal. 2. lasting only a short time; brief; short lived; temporary.… …   Universalium

  • Flashy — Flash y, a. 1. Dazzling for a moment; making a momentary show of brilliancy; transitorily bright. [1913 Webster] A little flashy and transient pleasure. Barrow. [1913 Webster] 2. Fiery; vehement; impetuous. [1913 Webster] A temper always flashy.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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