abiding

adjective abid·ing \ ə-ˈbī-diŋ \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of abiding

:continuing for a long time :enduring
  • an abiding interest in nature

abidingly

adverb

Examples of abiding in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of abiding

Middle English abydynge, from present participle of abiden "to abide"



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