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Definitions of momentary

  1. MOMENTARINESS. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. Momentarily. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. Lasting only for, or done in, an instant; transitory. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Lasting for a moment: done in a moment. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Lasting but a moment. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Done in a moment; lasting a very short time. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for momentary

  1. He saw the hesitation, momentary as it was, and looked at me with something of astonishment and a hint of hurt. – A Woman Named Smith by Marie Conway Oemler
  2. Kant has been led into the mistake by a momentary change in the meaning given to 'metaphysics'. – Kant's Theory of Knowledge by Harold Arthur Prichard
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