Is it short-lived or short-lived?

Is it short-lived or short-lived?

Is it short-lived or short-lived?

Most people use the short i version. But the long I is clearly correct (the term comes from short life). As with most persistent mispronunciations , today’s dictionaries now say both forms are correct. Jeopary’s Alex Trebek pronounces short-lived with a long I and it drives me crazy.

What does it mean when someone says short-lived?

adjective. Something that is short-lived does not last very long. Any hope that the speech would end the war was short-lived. Synonyms: brief, short, temporary, fleeting More Synonyms of short-lived.

What are two examples of short lived music?

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  • Trees.
  • Chase.
  • Freeway.
  • Sandrose.
  • Refugee.
  • Kobong.
  • Bedlam.
  • Stalk-Forrest Group.

Is short lasting a word?

1 fleeting, evanescent, transient, momentary, brief.

What are examples of short lived music?

Which is the correct pronunciation short lived or short lived?

Longman DCE has short-lived BrE /i/, AmE /ai/. “Short” is an adjective. Adjectives describe nouns, not verbs. Therefore, the “lived” in “short-lived” must be referring to the noun “life” as opposed to the verb “live.” If one were to pronounce the i in the short fashion, implying a verb instead of a noun, one ought to say “shortly-lived.”

What is the kids definition of short lived?

Kids Definition of short-lived : living or lasting only a short time short-lived joy WORD OF THE DAY

Which is the correct pronunciation short i or long I?

Personally, I almost always use the short i like in ‘give’. (I’d give the two pronunciations slightly different connotations, something like short-i = it was around for a short time and it’s already dead/gone, long-i = it’s still around but won’t be for long.) Evidence for the long I pronunciation is in Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Pirates of Penzance”: