What is another word for caducous?
17 synonyms found
[ kadjˈuːkəs], [ kadjˈuːkəs], [ k_a_d_j_ˈuː_k_ə_s]
Caducous is an uncommon word meaning "falling off or disappearing early". Its synonyms include fugacious, evanescent, ephemeral, transient, and transitory. Fugacious refers to something lasting a short time, while evanescent refers to something fleeting or quickly fading away. Ephemeral describes something short-lived or passing quickly. Transient and transitory both refer to something temporary, with transient being used to describe something passing through a place for a brief period of time and transitory referring to something that lasts only briefly. All these words convey the idea of something being brief or fleeting, and are excellent synonyms for caducous.
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How to use "Caducous" in context?
Caducous is a word meaning "coming to an end suddenly and without warning." It is used in medical terminology to describe situations in which a clinical state seems to last longer than it should, or in which a medical condition suddenly and inexplicably terminates.
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