Definition of Momentariness

1. n. The state or quality of being momentary; shortness of duration.



Definition of Momentariness

1. Noun. The property of being momentary. ¹

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Definition of Momentariness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Momentariness

moment
moment arm
moment in the sun
moment of a magnet
moment of force
moment of inertia
moment of silence
moment of truth
momenta
momental
momentally
momentane
momentaneous
momentany
momentarily
momentariness (current term)
momentarinesses
momentary
momentary god
momentary gods
momently
momento
momentoes
momentos
momentous
momentously
momentousness
momentousnesses
moments
moments of force

Literary usage of Momentariness

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1. Naturalism in English Poetry by Stopford Augustus Brooke (1920)
"The original inspiration has, with Tennyson, been altered and re-altered till it has lost the charm and the power of momentariness. ..."

2. The Sarva-darśana-saṃgraha: Or, Review of the Different Systems of Hindu by Mādhava, Edward Byles Cowell, Archibald Edward Gouch (1908)
"15], was your favourite " momentariness " proved by this very proof or by some other ? It could not be the former, because your alleged momentariness is not ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"momentariness. Bp. Hall, Character of Man. ... momentariness (mô'men-tâ-ri-nes), ». The state of being momentary. momentary (mo'men-ta-ri), a. [< LL. ..."

4. Syntax of Early Latin by Charles Edwin Bennett (1910)
"I have said that the momentariness of the action was the chief factor in the artistic effect produced by the historical present. ..."

5. Essays in Experimental Logic by John Dewey (1916)
"He can hardly be guilty, then, in the immediate context, of proceeding to identify the momentariness of the event with the momentariness of the object. ..."

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