obsolete : momentary sense 1a
not one momental minute doth she swerveNicholas Breton
: of or relating to moment or momentum

Word History


probably from French, from Medieval Latin momentalis momentary, from (assumed) Late Latin (attested as momentaliter, adverb, in a moment), from Latin momentum moment + -alis -al

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“Momental.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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