Concept Thesaurus for word transientness1. ABSOLUTE TIME
Synonyms - noun
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Synonyms - adjectives
- sudden, momentary (instantaneous)
Synonyms - phrases
one's days are numbered; the time is up; here today and gone tomorrow; non semper erit aestas ["It will not always be summer" (Latin)]; eheu! fugaces labuntur anni ["Alas! The fleeting years slip away" (Latin)]; sic transit gloria mundi ["Thus passes the glory of the world" (Latin)]; a schoolboy's tale, the wonder of the hour! [Byron]; dum loquimur fugerit invidia aetas ["While we are speaking hatefully to each other the summer flies away" (Latin)]; fugit hora ["Time (literally, the hour) flies"