Adjective: temporal tem-p(u-)rul
Noun: temporal tem-p(u-)rul
- Not eternal
"temporal matters of but fleeting moment"
- Of or relating to or limited by time
"temporal processing"; "temporal dimensions"; "temporal and spacial boundaries"; "music is a temporal art"
- Of or relating to the temples (the sides of the skull behind the orbit)
- Characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
"temporal possessions of the church";
- worldly, secular
- Of this earth or world
"temporal joys"; "our temporal existence"
- The semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the time of the state or action denoted by the verb
- temporal role
Derived forms: temporals
See also: earthly, economic, impermanent, material, materialistic, mercenary, mundane, profane, secular, sophisticated, temporary, terrestrial, worldly-minded
Type of: participant role, semantic role