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|Noun||1.||temporary state - a state that continues for a limited time|
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
fatigue, tiredness, weariness - temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work; "he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue"; "growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills"; "weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep"
depletion - the state of being depleted
drunkenness, inebriety, insobriety, tipsiness, intoxication, inebriation - a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
sleeplessness, wakefulness - a temporary state in which you are unable (or unwilling) to sleep; "accept your wakefulness and sleep in its own contrary way is more likely to come"
drowsiness, sleepiness, somnolence - a very sleepy state; "sleepiness causes many driving accidents"
emergency - a state in which martial law applies; "the governor declared a state of emergency"
clutch - a tense critical situation; "he is a good man in the clutch"