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1everlasting

adjective ev·er·last·ing \ˌe-vər-ˈlas-tiŋ\

: lasting forever

Full Definition of EVERLASTING

1
:  lasting or enduring through all time :  eternal
2
a (1) :  continuing for a long time or indefinitely (2) :  having or being flowers or foliage that retain form or color for a long time when dried
b :  tediously persistent <the everlasting sympathy-seeker who demands attention — H. A. Overstreet>
3
:  wearing indefinitely <everlasting twill pants>
ev·er·last·ing·ly \-tiŋ-lē\ adverb
ev·er·last·ing·ness noun
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Examples of EVERLASTING

  1. To his everlasting credit, he never once gave in to temptation.
  2. <valentines typically express the giver's everlasting love and devotion>

First Known Use of EVERLASTING

13th century

Rhymes with EVERLASTING

2everlasting

noun

Definition of EVERLASTING

1
:  eternity <from everlasting>
2
capitalized :  god 1 —used with the
3
a :  any of several chiefly composite plants (as cudweed) with flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color — compare pearly everlasting
b :  the flower of an everlasting

Examples of EVERLASTING

  1. <that special bond that has existed between mother and child from everlasting>
  2. <people who believe that the magnificence of the natural world is proof of the existence of the Everlasting>

First Known Use of EVERLASTING

14th century
EVERLASTINGNESS Defined for Kids

everlasting

adjective ev·er·last·ing \ˌe-vər-ˈla-stiŋ\

Definition of EVERLASTING for Kids

1
:  lasting forever :  eternal <everlasting fame>
2
:  going on for a long time <Stop that everlasting noise!>

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