What is the opposite of enduring?

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Adjective
Opposite of persisting for an extended period of time
Adjective
Opposite of everlasting, eternal
Adjective
Opposite of well-known or long established
“The obscure reference to a bygone era was as mysterious as it was intriguing.”
Adjective
Opposite of continuous, without interruption
Adjective
Opposite of difficult to move, remove, or cure
“That moveable desk should be easily disposed of and replaced with a new one.”
Adjective
Opposite of able to be depended or relied on
“Peter is an unreliable worker, and cannot be depended on to work autonomously from the team.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or demonstrating an unwavering devotion toward someone or something
“I'm pretty fickle when it comes to supporting my country during the Olympics.”
Adjective
Opposite of firm, strong, or substantial
“From years of decay, the columns holding the structure together appear to be fragile.”
Adjective
Opposite of being a person of good repute and character
“An honest person will have friends who value honesty, and a dishonest one will have cheats as friends.”
Adjective
Opposite of having existed for a long time
Adjective
Opposite of great in importance, extent, or size
Adjective
Opposite of having reality or existence
Adjective
Opposite of continuing on
Adjective
Opposite of being such by habit, long-established, and not likely to change
Adjective
Opposite of having the ability to accept or tolerate delays, problems, or suffering
“The impatient man lost it and started shrieking after getting fed up with the bus that was always late.”
Adjective
Opposite of continuing stubbornly in an opinion or course of action in spite of challenges
“I will be disappointed only if I prove irresolute in my commitment to try.”
Adjective
Opposite of incapable of being reversed, recalled, repealed, or annulled
Adjective
Opposite of remaining the same
Adjective
Opposite of not conquerable
Adjective
Opposite of to not age through products or treatment
Adjective
Opposite of having unconditional and enthusiastic support
Adjective
Opposite of worth remembering or easily remembered, especially because of being special or unusual
“It's a forgettable film featuring a throw-away story with unmemorable characters and unremarkable performances.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing courage and resolve
Adjective
Opposite of steadfast and constant, especially of relationships
“Saying that you are sorry and meaning it is the first step to healing a broken relationship.”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by resignation or acceptance
Adjective
Opposite of occurring continuously over a period of time
“I suspect that something is amiss because the car makes an intermittent but very loud noise when the engine is off.”
Adjective
(of a person or animal) Opposite of able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions
“Despite enduring a sickly childhood Charles matured into a strong-willed Stuart monarch and an advocate of the divine right of kings.”
Noun
Opposite of continuation
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to bear hardship
“Anyone who is attentive in the management of their household, and understands thoroughly how to avoid the inconveniences of poverty, is wise in the eyes of the world.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to tolerate or put up with something unpleasant
“Defying the odds and all medical predictions, the feisty St. Lucian refused to succumb to her extensive injuries.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to last for a long time
“Most of the seeds would eventually perish, lost on fruitless trajectories, or drawn into gravitational eddies.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to experience a challenging period in one's life
“Americans love success stories, especially tales of underdogs who overcome all odds to achieve success by their own efforts.”
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