imperishable

adjective im·per·ish·able \ (ˌ)im-ˈper-i-shə-bəl \

Definition of imperishable

1 : not perishable or subject to decay
2 : enduring or occurring forever
  • imperishable fame

imperishability

play \(ˌ)im-ˌper-i-shə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

imperishable

noun

imperishableness

play \(ˌ)im-ˈper-i-shə-bəl-nəs\ noun

imperishably

play \(ˌ)im-ˈper-i-shə-blē\ adverb

Examples of imperishable in a Sentence

  1. the belief that through military glory one could achieve imperishable fame

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First Known Use of imperishable

circa 1585


IMPERISHABLE Defined for English Language Learners

imperishable

adjective

Definition of imperishable for English Language Learners

  • : never to be forgotten : lasting forever



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