perdurable

adjective
per·​du·​ra·​ble | \ (ˌ)pər-ˈdu̇r-ə-bəl How to pronounce perdurable (audio) , -ˈdyu̇r-; ˈpər-jə-rə- \

Definition of perdurable

: very durable

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Other Words from perdurable

perdurability \ (ˌ)pər-​ˌdu̇r-​ə-​ˈbil-​ət-​ē How to pronounce perdurable (audio) , -​ˌdyu̇r-​ ; ˌpər-​jə-​rə-​ \ noun
perdurably \ (ˌ)pər-​ˈdu̇r-​ə-​blē How to pronounce perdurable (audio) , -​ˈdyu̇r-​ ; ˈpər-​jə-​rə-​ \ adverb

Examples of perdurable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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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First Known Use of perdurable

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for perdurable

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

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“Perdurable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perdurable. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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