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
Recent Examples on the Web Moore submitted dozens of wonderful, wondrous cognomens, including Mongoose Civique, Regina-rex, Aeroterre, Dearborn Diamanté and the deathless Utopian Turtletop. Dan Neil, WSJ, 20 Mar. 2020 Blood doors, creepy tombs, deathless foes, and someone doing a hell of a good impression of actor Sam Neill. Hayden Dingman, PCWorld, 1 Nov. 2019 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, 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, 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, 21 Feb. 2018 The deathless gods destroyed my looks that day / the Greeks embarked for Troy. Gregory Hays, New York Times, 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, 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, 18 July 2017

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First Known Use of deathless

1547, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of deathless was in 1547

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“Deathless.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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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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