Definition of perpetual
- perpetual motion
- a perpetual right
- perpetual problems
The region is in a state of perpetual war.
He seems to have a perpetual grin on his face.
the perpetual demands of parenthood
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: continuing forever or for a very long time without stopping
: happening all the time or very often
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