adjective \ə-ˈbī-diŋ\

: continuing for a long time : not changing

Full Definition of ABIDING

:  enduring, continuing <an abiding interest in nature>
abid·ing·ly adverb

Examples of ABIDING

  1. <I have an abiding interest in animal welfare—it's not just a phase I'm going through.>

First Known Use of ABIDING

14th century


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