un·​dy·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈdī-iŋ How to pronounce undying (audio) \

Definition of undying

: not dying : immortal, perpetual

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Examples of undying in a Sentence

He swore his undying devotion to her. his undying devotion to his terminally ill wife is truly inspiring
Recent Examples on the Web But that small sliver is nothing compared to the rest of the right-wing apparatus that has pledged undying support to Trump. Oliver Darcy, CNN, "Analysis: Right-wing media's attacks on McConnell reveal an ironic feature about the industry," 16 Dec. 2020 After all, the site has a sort of undying appeal that has drawn tourists to the site for more than 150 years. Patrick Connolly, orlandosentinel.com, "St. Augustine Fountain of Youth may be Florida’s oldest attraction," 5 Nov. 2020 And as Republicans dug up this undying relic of Jim Crow, activists who sought to ring the alarm reported the Democratic-leaning establishment as unresponsive, ignoring its all-consuming stench. Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, The New Republic, "Don’t Reboot the 2016 Horror Show," 23 Oct. 2020 Sating the global entertainment palate, though, requires an undying spirit of invention as well as narratives that span both the US and abroad. Graham Hacia, Wired, "WIRED25: Netflix’s Reed Hastings on Broadening Your Horizons," 16 Sep. 2020 The Hawijah hostage rescue raid on Oct. 22, 2015, underlined our country's undying commitment to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Joelle Goldstein, PEOPLE.com, "Soldier Who Risked His Life to Rescue Hostages from ISIS Receives Medal of Honor on 9/11," 11 Sep. 2020 It was started by Khairi Sharif as an ode to his undying love for going to the movies. Shelby Stewart, Houston Chronicle, "Houston's first Black-owned drive-in movie theater opens tomorrow in EaDo," 3 Sep. 2020 Aside from the occasional demon possession and near-death experiences, the relationship between Waverly and Nicole still resonates with its audience — exploring themes like family acceptance, obnoxious exes and undying loyalty. Monica Rodman, Washington Post, "‘Wynonna Earp’ was saved by queer fans. The show’s creators are returning the favor with the gayest season yet.," 30 Aug. 2020 Such is the case with Netflix's new action-drama The Old Guard, starring Charlize Theron and KiKi Layne as undying mercenaries who literally cannot be killed. Devan Coggan, EW.com, "Gina Prince-Bythewood teases the future of The Old Guard," 10 July 2020

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First Known Use of undying

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Undying.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undying. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of undying

: lasting forever : never ending


un·​dy·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈdī-iŋ How to pronounce undying (audio) \

Kids Definition of undying

: lasting forever : immortal undying devotion

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