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 (trăn′sĭ-tôr′ē, trăn′zĭ-)
Existing or lasting only a short time; short-lived or temporary: "the disorder of his life: the succession of cities, of transitory loves" (Carson McCullers).

[Middle English transitorie, from Old French transitoire, from Late Latin trānsitōrius, from Latin, having a passageway, from trānsitus, passage; see transit.]

tran′si·to′ri·ly adv.
tran′si·to′ri·ness n.
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Adv.1.transitorily - for a very brief timetransitorily - for a very brief time    
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