imperishable


im·per·ish·able

adjective \(ˌ)im-ˈper-i-shə-bəl\

: never to be forgotten : lasting forever

Full Definition of IMPERISHABLE

1
:  not perishable or subject to decay
2
:  enduring or occurring forever <imperishable fame>
im·per·ish·abil·i·ty \-ˌper-i-shə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
imperishable noun
im·per·ish·able·ness \-ˈper-i-shə-bəl-nəs\ noun
im·per·ish·ably \-blē\ adverb

Examples of IMPERISHABLE

  1. <the belief that through military glory one could achieve imperishable fame>

First Known Use of IMPERISHABLE

circa 1585

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