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Transient vs. Homeless

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  • Transient (adjective)

    Passing or disappearing with time; transitory.

    "a transient pleasure"

  • Transient (adjective)

    Remaining for only a brief time.

    "a transient view of a landscape"

    "a transient disease"

  • Transient (adjective)

    Decaying with time, especially exponentially.

  • Transient (adjective)

    having a positive probability of being left and never being visited again.

  • Transient (adjective)

    Occasional; isolated; one-off

  • Transient (adjective)

    Passing through; passing from one person to another.

  • Transient (adjective)

    Operating beyond itself; having an external effect.

  • Transient (noun)

    Something which is transient.

  • Transient (noun)

    A transient phenomenon, especially an electric current; a very brief surge.

  • Transient (noun)

    A relatively loud, non-repeating signal in an audio waveform which occurs very quickly, such as the attack of a snare drum.

  • Transient (noun)

    A person who passes through a place for a short time; a traveller; a migrant worker

  • Transient (noun)

    An unhoused person

  • Homeless (adjective)

    Lacking a permanent place of residence.

    "Whenever I pass the park, I see the homeless people sleeping on the benches."

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  • Transient (adjective)

    lasting only for a short time; impermanent

    "a transient cold spell"

  • Transient (adjective)

    staying or working in a place for a short time only

    "the transient nature of the labour force in catering"

  • Transient (noun)

    a person who is staying or working in a place for a short time only.

  • Transient (noun)

    a momentary variation in current, voltage, or frequency.

  • Homeless (adjective)

    (of a person) without a home, and therefore typically living on the streets

    "charities for the homeless"

    "the plight of young homeless people"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Transient (adjective)

    Passing before the sight or perception, or, as it were, moving over or across a space or scene viewed, and then disappearing; hence, of short duration; not permanent; not lasting or durable; not stationary; passing; fleeting; brief; transitory; as, transient pleasure.

  • Transient (adjective)

    Hasty; momentary; imperfect; brief; as, a transient view of a landscape.

  • Transient (adjective)

    Staying for a short time; not regular or permanent; as, a transient guest; transient boarders.

  • Transient (noun)

    That which remains but for a brief time.

  • Homeless (adjective)

    Destitute of a home.

  • Homeless

    Those people who have no permanent residence, especially those who live outdoors due to poverty; usually used in the definite phrase the homeless.

Webster Dictionary
  • Transient (noun)

    one who stays for only a short time;

    "transient laborers"

  • Transient (noun)

    (physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load

  • Transient (adjective)

    of a mental act; causing effects outside the mind

  • Transient (adjective)

    enduring a very short time;

    "the ephemeral joys of childhood"

    "a passing fancy"

    "youth's transient beauty"

    "love is transitory but at is eternal"

    "fugacious blossoms"

  • Homeless (noun)

    someone with no housing;

    "the homeless became a problem in the large cities"

  • Homeless (noun)

    people who are homeless;

    "the homeless lived on the city streets"

  • Homeless (adjective)

    without nationality or citizenship;

    "stateless persons"

  • Homeless (adjective)

    physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security;

    "made a living out of shepherding dispossed people from one country to another"

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