momentaneous

adjective
mo·​men·​ta·​ne·​ous | \¦mōmən‧¦tānēəs\

Definition of momentaneous 

1 : momentary sense 1a the rapid momentaneous association of things which meet and pass— D. H. Lawrence

2 archaic : instantaneous in which momentaneous explosion of the whole quantity all the force consists— William Clarke

3 of an aspect or form of a verb : of, relating to, or characterizing action begun and terminated in an instant

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Other Words from momentaneous

momentaneously adverb
momentaneousness noun plural -es

History and Etymology for momentaneous

Late Latin momentaneus, from Latin momentum moment + -aneus (as in subterraneus subterranean)

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