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Now, though, due to the pandemic, even those of us in urban environments find ourselves with a precious and fleeting opportunity to hear the sounds that the other inhabitants of the planet are making.

According to polling by Civiqs, for a fleeting moment early in the pandemic, there wasn’t such a big gap between Republicans and Democrats in terms of how they saw the economy.

Tracking demand and looking at year over year search trends, with Google Ads data as source, remains an accurate way to understand what changed for good, and what is just a fleeting trend depending on the short-term pandemic impact.

Our experience of The Fabulous has been reduced to fleeting sound-bites and awkward livestreams.

The fleeting existence of the quark pair above, like many virtual events, is represented by a Feynman diagram with a closed “loop.”

Fleeting moments are captured and stored, whether we want them to be or not.

Part of the problem is that its prevalence was equally as fleeting as a smile itself.

What had seemed immutable and eternal (“With the Soviet Union forever”) turned out to be a fleeting episode.

Those of us who live here are a fickle bunch with fleeting attention spans.

That fleeting comedic moment exemplifies Aidy Bryant at her best.

But the impression was so fleeting as to be indefinable, and soon I was busy getting everyone settled in the car.

True, he offered her just what I did, and with it he gave those fleeting joys that wealth brings.

Lady Hartledon looked back on her fleeting triumph; a triumph at the time certainly, but a short one.

Webber, the tall man with the tough face, watched the fleeting symbols and his face was stony.

But everything in this world is fleeting and transitory, and therefore it is not easy to arrive at truth.


On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fleeting, such as: cursory, ephemeral, fading, momentary, short-lived, and sudden.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.