immortal


1im·mor·tal

adjective \(ˌ)i-ˈmr-təl\

: not capable of dying : living forever

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

Full Definition of IMMORTAL

1
:  exempt from death <the immortal gods>
2
:  exempt from oblivion :  imperishable <immortal fame>
3
:  connected with or relating to immortality
4
:  able or tending to divide indefinitely <immortal cell lines produced in culture>
im·mor·tal·ly \-təl-ē\ adverb

Examples of IMMORTAL

  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 of IMMORTAL

Middle English, from Latin immortalis, from in- + mortalis mortal
First Known Use: 14th century

2immortal

noun

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

: a famous person who will never be forgotten

Full Definition of IMMORTAL

1
a :  one exempt from death
b plural often capitalized :  the gods of the Greek and Roman pantheon
2
a :  a person whose fame is lasting
b capitalized :  any of the 40 members of the Académie Française

First Known Use of IMMORTAL

1616

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