Definition of Fugacious

1. Adjective. Lasting a very short time. "Fugacious blossoms"




Definition of Fugacious

1. a. Flying, or disposed to fly; fleeing away; lasting but a short time; volatile.

Definition of Fugacious

1. Adjective. Fleeting, fading quickly, transient. ¹

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Definition of Fugacious

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Fugacious

1. Falling or withering away very early. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fugacious

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fuelwood
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fugacious (current term)
fugaciously
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Literary usage of Fugacious

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1. Oil and Gas Rights on the Public Domain and on Private Lands: Discovery and by Robert Stewart Morrison, Emilio Dominguez De Soto (1920)
"fugacious CHARACTER—FERAE NATURAE. In a case in Pennsylvania considering the fugacious nature of oil and gas, they were compared to animals ferae naturae, ..."

2. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"May. from the ends of the branches. Stipules obsolete. Base of the petioles hollow, inclosing the leaf-buds of the next year. Bracts minute and fugacious. ..."

3. A Class-book of Botany by Alphonso Wood (1851)
"fugacious, when they fall off early, before the end of summer. 2. Deciduous, when they endure for a single season and fall in autumn. 3. ..."

4. Diseases of the eye by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1916)
"fugacious Periodic Episcleritis.—This name has recently been applied by Fuchs to a variety of relapsing episcleritis characterized by the appearance of one ..."

5. Handbook of the Ferns of British India, Ceylon and the Malay Peninsula by Richard Henry Beddome (1883)
"... and quite concealed by the revolute margins ; indusium very thin hemispherical, very fugacious, or wanting; caudex erect or creeping; fronds stipitate, ..."

6. Scottish Cryptogamic Flora, Or, Coloured Figures and Descriptions of by Robert Kaye Greville (1825)
"The pendium is extremely fugacious, disappearing to the very base, and leaving a cylindrical mass of beautifully reticulated woolly filaments, ..."

7. Catalogue of the African Plants by William Philip Hiern, Alfred Barton Rendle, Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch (1898)
"An annual prostrate herb; corolla tubular - campanulate, white, very fugacious. In sandy moist pastures on the right bank of the river Cuanza, ..."

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