What does the word temporary mean?

Usage examples for temporary

  1. This however is but a temporary effect. – On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation by David Ricardo
  2. Should you see your sister dying in agony at sea, you would smile tranquilly at her temporary and childish sorrow. – Literary Love-Letters and Other Stories by Robert Herrick
  3. The relief was real, but only temporary. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett