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1. temporal

adjective. ['ˈtɛmpɝəl'] not eternal.

Synonyms

  • temporary

Antonyms

  • lower-class
  • upper-class

Etymology

  • temporal (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • temporal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Temporal

  • admiral
  • agricultural
  • agricultural
  • architectural
  • behavioral
  • behavioral
  • bilateral
  • canaveral
  • corporal
  • countercultural
  • countercultural
  • cultural
  • directoral
  • doctoral
  • electoral
  • ephemeral
  • federal
  • femoral
  • funeral
  • general

How do you pronounce temporal?

Pronounce temporal as ˈtɛmpərəl.

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Sentences with temporal


1. Adjective
What separates 4chan from other forums is the anonymous, temporal nature of the discussions.

Quotes about temporal


1. There is no justice in love, no proportion in it, and there need not be, because in any specific instance it is only a glimpse or parable of an embracing, incomprehensible reality. It makes no sense at all because it is the eternal breaking in on the temporal. So how could it subordinate itself to cause or consequence?
- Marilynne Robinson, Gilead

2. It is quite true what Philosophy says: that Life must be understood backwards. But that makes one forget the other saying: that it must be lived—forwards. The more one ponders this, the more it comes to mean that life in the temporal existence never becomes quite intelligible, precisely because at no moment can I find complete quiet to take the backward- looking position.
- Søren Kierkegaard, The Diary Of Soren Kierkegaard

3. Image is only temporal. Substance endures. Who said, "Image is everything"? And who believed it?
- T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

2. temporal

adjective. ['ˈtɛmpɝəl'] characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world.

Synonyms

  • materialistic
  • worldly
  • earthly
  • economic
  • mercenary
  • profane
  • terrestrial
  • worldly-minded
  • material
  • sophisticated
  • secular

Antonyms

  • sacred
  • naive
  • unworldly
  • immortal

Etymology

  • temporal (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • temporal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. temporal

adjective. ['ˈtɛmpɝəl'] of this earth or world.

Antonyms

  • extraordinary

Etymology

  • temporal (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • temporal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. temporal

noun. ['ˈtɛmpɝəl'] the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the time of the state or action denoted by the verb.

Synonyms

  • temporal role
  • participant role

Antonyms

  • unprofitable
  • noncommercial
  • unpaid

Etymology

  • temporal (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • temporal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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