Definition of


  1. (adj, all) lasting for a markedly brief time
    fugitive hours
    rapid momentaneous association of things that meet and pass
    a momentary glimpse

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Momentary

fleeting, fugitive, momentaneous

Alternate forms of Momentary

Derivations: moment

Origin of the word Momentary

  1. 1520s, from moment + -ary. Related: Momentarily. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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