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everlasting

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adjective ev·er·last·ing \ˌe-vər-ˈla-stiŋ\

Definition of everlasting

  1. 1 :  lasting or enduring through all time :  eternal

  2. 2a (1) :  continuing for a long time or indefinitely (2) :  having or being flowers or foliage that retain form or color for a long time when driedb :  tediously persistent <the everlasting sympathy-seeker who demands attention — H. A. Overstreet>

  3. 3 :  wearing indefinitely <everlasting twill pants>

everlastingly

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everlastingness

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Examples of everlasting in a sentence

  1. To his everlasting credit, he never once gave in to temptation.

  2. <valentines typically express the giver's everlasting love and devotion>

13th Century

First Known Use of everlasting

13th century


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everlasting

noun ev·er·last·ing

Definition of everlasting

  1. 1 :  eternity <from everlasting>

  2. 2 capitalized :  god 1 —used with the

  3. 3a :  any of several chiefly composite plants (as cudweed) with flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color — compare pearly everlastingb :  the flower of an everlasting

Examples of everlasting in a sentence

  1. <that special bond that has existed between mother and child from everlasting>

  2. <people who believe that the magnificence of the natural world is proof of the existence of the Everlasting>

14th Century

First Known Use of everlasting

14th century


EVERLASTING Defined for English Language Learners

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everlasting

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adjective ev·er·last·ing \ˌe-vər-ˈla-stiŋ\

Definition of everlasting for English Language Learners

  • : lasting forever


EVERLASTING Defined for Kids

everlasting

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adjective ev·er·last·ing \ˌe-vər-ˈla-stiŋ\

Definition of everlasting for Students

  1. 1 :  lasting forever :  eternal <everlasting fame>

  2. 2 :  going on for a long time <Stop that everlasting noise!>



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