short-lived

adjective
\ˈshȯrt-ˈlivd also -ˈlīvd \

Definition of short-lived 

: not living or lasting long short-lived insects short-lived joy

First Known Use of short-lived

1588, in the meaning defined above

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short-lived

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of short-lived

: living or lasting for a short time

short-lived

adjective
\ˈshȯrt-ˈlivd, -ˈlīvd\

Kids Definition of short-lived

: living or lasting only a short time short-lived joy

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