immortality

noun im·mor·tal·i·ty \ ˌi-ˌmȯr-ˈta-lə-tē \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of immortality

: the quality or state of being immortal:
a : unending existence
b : lasting fame

Examples of immortality in a Sentence

  1. She believed in the immortality of the soul.

  2. He found immortality through his films.

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First Known Use of immortality

14th century

immortality Synonyms


IMMORTALITY Defined for English Language Learners

immortality

noun

Definition of immortality for English Language Learners

  • : the quality or state of someone or something that will never die or be forgotten : the quality or state of being immortal


IMMORTALITY Defined for Kids

immortality

noun im·mor·tal·i·ty \ ˌi-mȯr-ˈta-lə-tē \

Definition of immortality for Students

1 : the quality or state of living forever : endless life
  • She wished for immortality.
2 : lasting fame or glory


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