l) KEY ADJECTIVE:
- Lasting for a markedly brief time: "There remain some truths too ephemeral to be captured in the cold pages of a court transcript" (Irving R. Kaufman).
- Living or lasting only for a day, as certain plants or insects do.
- A markedly short-lived thing.
From Greek ephmeros
: ep-, epi-
, dayOTHER FORMS:e·phemer·ali·ty