itiner-, it-, -it

(Latin: to go, to walk away; to travel, to journey, a journey)

transitory (TRAN suh tor" ee) (adjective), more transitory, most transitory
1. Characteristic of existing, enduring, or lasting for a short time; short-lived, brief, or temporary: Suburban populations are often transitory for economic reasons; such as, when there are not enough employment opportunities.
2. Not lasting for ever; not permanent, nor eternal: The community had a transitory existence because of the lack of proper or sufficient housing.

All living creatures obviously have a transitory existence.

Existing only for a short time.
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That which is not permanent, but only existing temporarily.
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