What is the opposite of lasting?

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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 remaining the same
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 great in importance, extent, or size
Adjective
Opposite of worth remembering or easily remembered, especially because of being special or unusual
Adjective
Opposite of unceasingly intense in nature
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 impossible to erase or remove
Adjective
Opposite of continuing to exist or occur over a prolonged period
“In the darkness of the bedroom that night, the street was quiet, except for the intermittent noises coming from the small zoo across the street.”
Adjective
Opposite of firm, strong, or substantial
“From years of decay, the columns holding the structure together appear to be fragile.”
Adjective
Opposite of continuing over a (usually extended) period of time
Adjective
Opposite of of a sizeable measurement from one point to another
“It's just a short strip with plenty of shops lined up along it.”
Adjective
Opposite of continuing on
Adjective
Opposite of incapable of being reversed, recalled, repealed, or annulled
Adjective
Opposite of of or relating to utility
Adjective
Opposite of having reality or existence
Adjective
Opposite of in circulation
Adjective
Opposite of having existed for a long time
Noun
Opposite of the action of carrying something on over time or the state of being carried on
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to remain in existence, or in the same state, indefinitely or for an extended period
“The movie would end abruptly as Tarzan became a snack for some emotionally underdeveloped but visually alert predator who lacked a feelings-oriented adviser.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to persist in a given state or position despite adversity
“It may have been only the disciplinary problem that led the twenty-year-old Thoreau to quit.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to continue to operate or remain usable
“If it exceeds its specified limit, it will eventually break, and the motor will burn out.”
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