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Meaning of IMPERMANENT

Pronunciation:  im'purmununt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  existing or enduring for a limited time only
  2. [adj]  not permanent; not lasting; "politics is an impermanent factor of life"- James Thurber; "impermanent palm cottages"; "a temperary arrangement"; "temporary housing"
 

IMPERMANENT is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: acting(a), ephemeral, episodic, evanescent, finite, fly-by-night, fugacious, guest(a), improvised, interim, jury-rigged, makeshift, passing, pro tem, pro tempore, short-lived, temporal, temporary, terminable, transient, transitory, visiting, working(a)
 
 Antonyms: lasting, permanent
 
 See Also: unstable

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im*per"ma*nent\, a.
Not permanent.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: able to adapt, adaptable, adjustable, alterable, alterative, brittle, capricious, changeable, checkered, corruptible, deciduous, dying, ephemeral, evanescent, ever-changing, fading, fickle, fleeting, flexible, flitting, fluid, fly-by-night, flying, fragile, frail, fugacious, fugitive, impetuous, impulsive, inconstant, insubstantial, kaleidoscopic, malleable, many-sided, metamorphic, mobile, modifiable, momentary, mortal, movable, mutable, nondurable, nonpermanent, nonuniform, passing, perishable, permutable, plastic, protean, proteiform, resilient, rubbery, short-lived, supple, temporal, temporary, transient, transitive, transitory, undurable, unenduring, unstable, variable, volatile
 

 

 

 

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