per·​du·​ra·​ble (ˌ)pər-ˈdu̇r-ə-bəl How to pronounce perdurable (audio)
: very durable
(ˌ)pər-ˌdu̇r-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē How to pronounce perdurable (audio)
(ˌ)pər-ˈdu̇r-ə-blē How to pronounce perdurable (audio)

Examples of perdurable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga kick off their month-long podcast series breaking down the 2022 Guardians 40-man roster with a look at the club’s perdurable MVP candidate. Joe Noga, cleveland, 1 Nov. 2021 On our turf, sharia principles contradict our culture — as evidenced by the Islamists’ perdurable resistance to assimilation (see, e.g., Europe’s parallel societies). Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review, 12 Aug. 2017

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Word History


Middle English, long-lasting, eternal, from Anglo-French pardurable, from Late Latin perdurabilis, from Latin perdurare to endure, from per- throughout + durare to last — more at during

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of perdurable was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Perdurable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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