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immortal

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adjective im·mor·tal \(ˌ)i-ˈmȯr-təl\

Simple Definition of immortal

  • : not capable of dying : living forever

  • —used to say that something will last or be remembered forever

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of immortal

  1. 1 :  exempt from death <the immortal gods>

  2. 2 :  exempt from oblivion :  imperishable <immortal fame>

  3. 3 :  connected with or relating to immortality

  4. 4 :  able or tending to divide indefinitely <immortal cell lines produced in culture>

immortally

play \-təl-ē\ adverb

Examples of immortal in a sentence

  1. <the age-old quest for immortal fame>

  2. <vowed that his hatred of that family was immortal and that someday he'd get his revenge>



Origin and Etymology of immortal

Middle English, from Latin immortalis, from in- + mortalis mortal


First Known Use: 14th century


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immortal

noun im·mor·tal

Simple Definition of immortal

  • : an immortal being (such as a god or goddess)

  • : a famous person who will never be forgotten

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of immortal

  1. 1 a :  one exempt from death b plural often capitalized :  the gods of the Greek and Roman pantheon

  2. 2 a :  a person whose fame is lasting b capitalized :  any of the 40 members of the Académie Française

1616

First Known Use of immortal

1616


IMMORTAL Defined for Kids

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immortal

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adjective im·mor·tal \i-ˈmȯr-təl\

Definition of immortal for Students

  1. :  living or lasting forever <Humans are not immortal.>




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immortal

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noun im·mor·tal

Definition of immortal for Students

  1. 1 :  a being that lives forever :  a god or goddess

  2. 2 :  a person of lasting fame <baseball immortals>





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