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See definition of transitory on Dictionary.com
  • adj.temporary
  • adj.brief
  • adj.fleeting

synonyms for transitory

  • momentary
  • transient
  • impermanent
  • temporal
See also synonyms for: transitorily / transitoriness

antonyms for transitory

MOST RELEVANT
  • lasting
  • permanent
  • lengthy
  • long-lived
  • perpetual
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How to use transitory in a sentence

The Fed has assured us that it’s all transitory … I remain concerned that they put themselves in a position of being behind the curve if they’re wrong.
PRICES RISE 5.4 PERCENT IN JUNE OVER LAST YEAR, LARGEST SPIKE SINCE 2008, AS QUESTIONS MOUNT OVER WHETHER INFLATION WILL BE HERE TO STAYRACHEL SIEGELJULY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Still, observers hunting for evidence that this inflation is transitory, a passing fad of economic recovery and diminishing federal aid, or becoming a structural obstacle to price stability, will not settle their debate.
THE RISING US INFLATION RATE IS TESTING THE FED’S EXPECTATIONSTIM FERNHOLZJUNE 25, 2021QUARTZ
I think markets are concerned about the economy after much of the fiscal stimulus wanes in a few months and agree that current inflation is transitory.
MORTGAGE RATES RISE TO HIGHEST LEVELS IN TWO MONTHSKATHY ORTONJUNE 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Federal Reserve’s insistence that recent inflation figures were transitory and that any changes to monetary policy wouldn’t be necessary until the economy showed far more substantial progress has kept rates at bay for months.
MORTGAGE RATES ARE STUBBORNLY REMAINING BELOW 3 PERCENTKATHY ORTONJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Confusion stems from lack of consensus as to whether we are about to have significant inflation versus those who believe the Fed’s view that inflation will be transitory.
MORTGAGE RATES REMAIN UNDER 3 PERCENT FOR THIRD WEEK IN A ROWKATHY ORTONMAY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Members must agree that their activities in the region have “minor and transitory impact,” according to Gina Greer, the organization’s executive director.
ANTARCTICA CRUISES ARE BOOMING. BUT CAN THE CONTINENT HANDLE IT?ELIZABETH HEATHAPRIL 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Homelike made inroads with the corporate temporary housing market, providing a place for transitory workers to lay their head.
CAN GERMANY LEAD WITHOUT MERKEL?NICK FOURIEZOSAPRIL 14, 2021OZY
Horrigan said the transitory nature of puzzles made them ideal for trading.
PUZZLE SWAP CELEBRATES JIGSAW ‘BARTER CULTURE’ AMID PANDEMIC CHAOSJUSTIN WM. MOYERDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Popular songs are transitory in nature, and it is the tune, rather than the words, that makes an impression.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MORAL DELINQUENCY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSOSWALD CHETTLE MAZENGARB ET AL.
Therefore, if you are still attached to the transitory things of this life, disengage your heart from them now.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO TRANSITORY

  • concise
  • curtailed
  • ephemeral
  • fast
  • fleeting
  • hasty
  • instantaneous
  • little
  • meteoric
  • momentary
  • passing
  • quick
  • short-lived
  • short-term
  • swift
  • temporary
  • transient
  • transitory
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