Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a short life or existence under natural conditions: a nonpersistent pesticide; a nonpersistent infection.

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  • adj. Not persistent.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ persistent

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