Examples of momentary in a Sentence
He experienced a momentary loss of consciousness.
the pain of the flu shot was only momentary
Recent Examples of momentary from the Web
Inez's legacy will live on through the momentary memories that people sustain and share, perhaps passing them along to others whether knowingly or not.
The play caused some momentary confusion, before officials called it a good goal.
The orchestration has no washes of sound to hide a momentary lapse.
Correlation is not causation, and the momentary Warriors mortality is not what's producing LeBron game-winners and Westbrook religious experiences.
Funny how one momentary hiccup breeds lifelong resentment for a white male who’s so blind to his daily triumphs of privilege.
That fooled some investors for a few minutes, causing a momentary surge in Google’s stock price in after-hours trading.
But Utah Republican leaders said Mr. Romney was wise to risk the momentary failure of losing the convention so as not to be seen as too good for the sort of activists who typically do the unglamorous work of volunteering each campaign.
But long after his firing, long after that momentary pain, long after the headbands, Bruce touched every part of the Ohio State program for the last 20 years.
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Synonym Discussion of momentary
- a hotel catering primarily to transient guests
- fame in the movies is transitory
- many slang words are ephemeral
- my feelings of guilt were only momentary
- let a fugitive smile flit across his face
- fleeting moments of joy
- the story has an evanescent touch of whimsy that is lost in translation
MOMENTARY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of momentary for English Language Learners
: lasting a very short time : lasting only a moment
MOMENTARY Defined for Kids
Definition of momentary for Students
- The loud noise gave us a momentary fright.
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