Definition of immortality
: the quality or state of being immortal:a : unending existenceb : lasting fame
Examples of immortality in a Sentence
She believed in the immortality of the soul.
He found immortality through his films.
Recent Examples of immortality from the Web
To prove a 125-year lifespan is possible, researchers from the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute team began their study by refuting the relationship between age and immortality posed by Benjamin Gompertz.
But while his victory in the inaugural U.S. Open at the Newport Country Club in 1895 earned him a measure of immortality, Rawlins' story would soon be forgotten, even within his own family.
N.O. DNA Degas has attained artistic immortality, and his time in New Orleans has given him a special regard among the city's residents.
For example, a parent’s death shatters the myth we children nurture of their immortality.
Rio, however clunky her book’s characters and plotting can sometimes be, captures that, the exhilarating dummy immortality of youth.
Even if immortality is never achieved, the unequal availability of life-extending procedures will take a toll on society, Harari said.
So when Duke sharpshooter Trajan Langdon floundered, the buzzer sounded and the UConn men finally scaled the college hoops summit, Joe D'Ambrosio had already auditioned for immortality.
The 33 drivers in the Indianapolis 500 are seeking racing immortality.
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First Known Use of immortality
IMMORTALITY Defined for English Language Learners
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
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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