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Moments and short periods of time - thesaurus

Synonyms

moment

noun

a particular point in time when something happens

second

noun

an extremely short period of time

moment

noun

a very short period of time

instant

noun

an extremely short period of time, that ends almost immediately

short-term

adjective

business relating to a short period of time

split second

noun

an extremely small amount of time

a bit

a short time

minute

noun

a short period of time

bout

noun

a short period when you do something a lot or something happens a lot

sec

noun

informal a very short time

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a breath of fresh air

a short time that you spend outside

burst

noun

a short period in which you do something with a lot of energy or effort

dalliance

noun

formal a short period of time when someone is involved or interested in something but not in a serious way

flirtation

noun

an instance of someone being interested in or involved with a new idea or activity for a short period of time

half a minute/second

an extremely short time

heartbeat

noun

literary a moment

instant

noun

an exact point in time

jag

noun

informal a short period when you behave in an uncontrolled way

matter

noun

used for emphasizing how short a period of time is

minute

noun

a moment or point in time

mo

noun

Britishspoken a moment

moment

noun

a point in time when something important, special, or unusual happens

occasion

noun

a suitable time for something

odd minute/moment

a short period of free time

place

noun

the right occasion, or the right time for something

point

noun

a particular moment in time

snatch

noun

a short period of time when you manage to do something such as sleep

spot

noun

Britishinformal an occasion when you do something or experience something

tick

noun

informal a very short time

time

noun

a particular moment during a day, measured on a clock

time

noun

a moment

time

noun

a particular point when something happens

time

noun

a particular moment that is suitable or not suitable for something

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