Synonyms of passing in English:

passing


See definition of passing

adjective

1‘his death was of only passing interest’

SYNONYMS
fleeting, transient, transitory, ephemeral, evanescent, brief, short-lived, short, temporary, momentary, fading, impermanent
rare fugacious
ANTONYMS

permanent, lasting

2‘the sculpture is worth more than a passing glance’

SYNONYMS
hasty, rapid, hurried, brief, quick
cursory, superficial, casual, perfunctory, desultory, incidental, summary, glancing
ANTONYMS

careful


noun

1‘the passing of time has done little to improve the situation’

SYNONYMS
passage, course, progress, advance, process, flow

2‘it was with much regret that I learned of Jack's passing’

SYNONYMS
death, demise, passing away, passing on, end, expiry, loss, expiration, decease
disappearance, vanishing, dying out
rare quietus

3‘the passing of the government's new Heritage Bill’

SYNONYMS
enactment, passage, ratification, acceptance, approval, adoption, authorization, sanction, validation, legalization, endorsement

Phrases

    in passing

    ‘he mentioned in passing that you had a lot of female visitors’


    SYNONYMS

    incidentally, by the by, by the way, as it happens, in the course of conversation, en passant, parenthetically