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    temporal - Dictionary definition and meaning for word temporal

    (noun) the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the time of the state or action denoted by the verb
    Synonyms : temporal role
    (adj) not eternal
    Example Sentence
    • temporal matters of but fleeting moment
    (adj) of or relating to or limited by time
    Example Sentence
    • temporal processing
    • temporal dimensions
    • temporal and spacial boundaries
    • music is a temporal art
    (adj) of or relating to the temples (the sides of the skull behind the orbit)
    Example Sentence
    • temporal bone
    (adj) characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
    Synonyms : secular , worldly
    Example Sentence
    • worldly goods and advancement
    • temporal possessions of the church
    (adj) of this earth or world
    Example Sentence
    • temporal joys
    • our temporal existence
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for temporal

Temporal and Mortal are rhyming words with the same meaning i.e something that is temporary, that does not last forever.

temporal is derived from temporary which means lasting only for a time

TEMP+ORAL--- relates to ORAL(speaking) IN TEMPLE--- relates to secular

Yhose who are preparing for ORAL TEMPORARY their memory will "not last forever"

"tempor"- it means time

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