Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Lasting but a moment.

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Usage examples "momentary":

  1. In a flash of thought it came to Zilda that there would be more than a momentary happiness for her. - "A Dozen Ways Of Love", Lily Dougall.
  2. The man flashed her a momentary glance from a pair of searching grey eyes, then dropped his gaze humbly to the ground. - "Jerry", Jean Webster.
  3. At length he caught a momentary glimpse of a monstrous column standing in the middle of an open square; and immediately afterward the carriage drove in under an archway, and came to a stand, in a small, open court, surrounded with lofty buildings. - "Rollo in Paris", Jacob Abbott.