fugacious


fu·ga·cious

adjective \fyü-ˈgā-shəs\

Definition of FUGACIOUS

:  lasting a short time :  evanescent

Examples of FUGACIOUS

  1. <savor the fugacious pleasures of life as intensely as the more enduring ones>

Origin of FUGACIOUS

Latin fugac-, fugax, from fugere
First Known Use: 1634

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