Synonyms of transient


1. transient, traveler, traveller

usage: one who stays for only a short time; "transient laborers"

2. transient, oscillation, vibration

usage: (physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load


1. transeunt (vs. immanent), transient

usage: of a mental act; causing effects outside the mind

2. ephemeral, passing, short-lived, transient, transitory, fugacious, impermanent (vs. permanent), temporary

usage: lasting a very short time; "the ephemeral joys of childhood"; "a passing fancy"; "youth's transient beauty"; "love is transitory but it is eternal"; "fugacious blossoms"

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Definition and meaning of transient (Dictionary)