nondurable

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adjective non·du·ra·ble \ˌnän-ˈdu̇r-ə-bəl also -ˈdyu̇r-\

Definition of nondurable

  1. :  able to exist for only a short time before deteriorating :  not durable nondurable products such as food, wine and personal care items. — Suzanne S. Brown

nondurability

play \ˌnän-ˌdu̇r-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē, -ˌdyu̇r-\ noun Scarves and some ornaments of clothing, such as flowers or lace, are often fragile and cannot be worn long. These things are purchased with their relative nondurability in mind. — Cleo Fitzsimmons

1858

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1858

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