Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Transient

Transient [ TRAN-shuh'nt, -zhuh'nt, -zee-uh'nt ]
 noun, adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. (adj.) transitory, temporary or not everlasting
2. (adj.) in existence for only a brief period of time
3. (n.) one that is temporary or transient in nature
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 His doctor said that this was a transient phase in his life.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 The only side-effect that has been noted so far is a transient fever that can be treated with over-the-counter medicines.