immortal

[ ih-mawr-tl ]SEE DEFINITION OF immortal

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMMORTAL

Pericles has borne all his misfortunes with the dignity of an immortal.

But better than his own immortal soul, he loved and doated upon gold!

If you have, you may have seen—nay, you must have seen—Richardson's immortal show.

Yet it were blasphemy to say that true love is other than immortal.

No epoch of time can claim a copyright in these immortal fables.

A man is at once material and immaterial, mortal and immortal.

How then am I to know what attributes denote the possession of the immortal spark?

What is all the learning in the world compared to his immortal soul?

But there were wise, immortal voices in certain caves and trees.

But this immortality will have been purchased at the price of his immortal part.

WORD ORIGIN

"deathless," late 14c., from Latin immortalis "deathless, undying," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + mortalis "mortal" (see mortal (adj.)). In reference to fame, literature, etc., attested from 1510s (a sense also found in classical Latin). As a noun, from mid-17c.

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