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

Definition of deathless

: immortal, imperishable deathless fame

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 Those six words are a deathless expression of progressivism in 2022. Michael Brendan Dougherty, National Review, 25 Mar. 2022 What becomes extremely clear is that their endurance for creating music is plainly the product of a neurotic, serious, deathless motor. Washington Post, 18 June 2021 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 See More

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First Known Use of deathless

1547, in the meaning defined above

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“Deathless.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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