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noun as in endless life

noun as in enduring fame

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Example Sentences

Growing up, my dad, a doctor obsessed with the idea of immortality, would tell how his grandparents back in Lebanon had lived well past the 100-year mark.

From Ozy

Others argue it is far from obvious what the ancient Egyptians—who desperately sought immortality—would have wanted, or who should speak for them now.

A victor wins laurels, but a glorious loser gains immortality.

Regeneration provides a kind of immortality that may have clues for human lifespans.

Even when their generators go cold and the ships wink out, they will remain, in a sense, our last, best bid for immortality.

From Time

Heracles goes on his twelve labours, not to better mankind, but to achieve immortality and atone for his own sins.

Did the screenwriters know they were dancing with immortality when they wrote these lines?

This family of doctrines held that human beings had the potential to attain immortality through their own agency.

At the age of 9, Daniel Radcliffe was catapulted towards Harry Potter and Hollywood immortality by a single, instinctive wink.

But, no matter how the Court decides, McCutcheon has already secured a certain share of immortality.

In a paroxysm of rage and fear, he gave the final order, and the Well of Cawnpore thereby attained its ghastly immortality.

Personal immortality is only to be desired if it insures the lifting of our faculties to their highest power of expression.

By a noble metaphor, says Milman, the day of their death was considered that of their birth to immortality.

The insatiable thirst for that which is beyond and which veils life, is the most lively proof of our immortality.

She had not been endowed with the privilege of immortality with which God had invested our first parents in paradise.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to immortality, such as: endurance, eternity, perpetuity, timelessness, athanasia, and deathlessness.

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