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

Definition of undying

: not dying : immortal, perpetual

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 Just give Michelle a series of small trinkets and poems to remind her of your undying affection. Ali Barthwell, Vulture, 15 Dec. 2021 The history of the Underground Railroad is a story of human courage, endurance and the undying belief in ultimate freedom. Dana Pencak, orlandosentinel.com, 15 Nov. 2021 Recently, though, the internet’s undying thirst for material has churned up a new type of nostalgia that resuscitates the imperfect remnants of cultures past. Hillary Kelly, Vulture, 4 Nov. 2021 There are many ways to declare one's undying love for another—one of the most permanent being a tattoo dedicated to one's flame, a fact of life that Travis Barker knows all too well. Iris Goldsztajn, Marie Claire, 26 Oct. 2021 The undying loyalty of a rabid fan base that will pack 100,000 into Beaver Stadium every Saturday, because there’s no other game in town in the middle of Pennsylvania. Los Angeles Times, 19 Sep. 2021 But after the court decided to let the singer hire her own lawyer, Spears went a step further and thanked the Britney Army for their undying love and support. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 15 July 2021 The councilwoman added that Juneteenth is also an excellent way for Black people to celebrate the resiliency, determination and the undying spirit that Black people have had throughout this country's history. Jasmin Barmore, Freep.com, 20 June 2021 Haith created the flag in collaboration with Verlene Hines, Azim and Eliot Des to solidify the holiday in the minds of all Americans and to serve as an undying symbol of liberty and freedom for African Americans. Diego Wyatt, Good Housekeeping, 19 June 2021

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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 23 Jan. 2022.

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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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