lasting but a moment; momentary ...c1610 obs.
from Latin momentaneus momentary + -al
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
c1610 - See Example below
"...that which by nature and of necessitie is corruptible, transitorie, and momentaneall?"
Written by "Some of the Auncient Fathers"
• A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles, James Murray, 1887-1933