death·​less | \ ˈdeth-ləs How to pronounce deathless (audio) \

Definition of deathless

: immortal, imperishable deathless fame

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Other Words from deathless

deathlessly adverb
deathlessness noun

Examples of deathless in a Sentence

an author who craved deathless fame

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This memento mori is an intrusion of tragedy into an otherwise deathless space, but the ghost is also a hopeful sort of figure who somehow manages to elude oblivion. Annika Neklason, The Atlantic, "What Donald Hall Understood About Death," 26 June 2018 His ethereal, atmospheric images respectfully capture the quest for immortality in Russia, home to a visionary gaggle of cosmists, cryonicists, and transhumanists who believe in a deathless future. Laura Mallonee, WIRED, "The Mystics Seeking Eternal Life Through Liquid Nitrogen," 22 June 2018 There are dowdy newscasters risking frostbite to gin up color pieces on deathless topics like the contents of the athletes’ goody bags. Guy Trebay, New York Times, "Embracing Fashion, Saggers to Sequins, at the Winter Games," 21 Feb. 2018 The deathless gods destroyed my looks that day / the Greeks embarked for Troy. Gregory Hays, New York Times, "A Version of Homer That Dares to Match Him Line for Line," 5 Dec. 2017 On the one hand are The Da Vinci Code and the video-game franchise Assassin’s Creed, in which the Templars are time-hopping agents of a deathless global plot to subvert or rule the world. Dan Jones, Time, "How Medieval Fake News Brought Down the Knights Templar," 13 Oct. 2017 The natural result is that the media, which must cover the president, reports on his deathless feud with Clinton. David Weigel, Washington Post, "Hillary Clinton is less popular than Donald Trump because nobody will let the 2016 election end," 18 July 2017 DEATHLESS by Zack Zadek, directed by Tina Landau, is at the Norma Terris Theatre, 33 N. Main St., Chester, through July 2. Christopher Arnott,, "'Deathless' An Intimate New Musical At Goodspeed," 2 June 2017 This may not be deathless prose, but Google’s AI, which works by interpolating new sentences to link sentences it is provided, seems to have captured something of the genre. Stephen L. Carter, The Denver Post, "Movies written by machines are multiplex-bound," 3 May 2017

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First Known Use of deathless

1547, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of deathless

used to describe something that will never end or be forgotten often used in a joking or ironic way to describe writing that is very bad

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