Everlasting



[ev-er-las-ting, -lah-sting] /ˌɛv ərˈlæs tɪŋ, -ˈlɑ stɪŋ/

adjective
1.
forever; eternal:
everlasting future life.
2.
or continuing for an indefinitely long time:
the everlasting hills.
3.
incessant; constantly recurring:
He is plagued by everlasting attacks of influenza.
4.
wearisome; tedious:
She tired of his everlasting puns.
noun
5.
eternal duration; eternity:
What is the span of one life compared with the everlasting?
6.
the Everlasting, .
7.
any of various plants that retain their shape or color when dried, as certain composite plants of the genera Helichrysum, Gnaphalium, and Helipterum.
/ˌɛvəˈlɑːstɪŋ/
adjective
1.
never coming to an end; eternal
2.
lasting for an indefinitely long period
3.
lasting so long or occurring so often as to become tedious; incessant: I cannot bear her everlasting complaints
noun
4.
endless duration; eternity
5.
Also called everlasting flower another name for immortelle See also cat’s-foot

early 13c., from ever + lasting. Related: Everlastingly.

eternal, applied to God (Gen. 21:33; Deut. 33:27; Ps. 41:13; 90:2). We also read of the “everlasting hills” (Gen. 49:26); an “everlasting priesthood” (Ex. 40:15; Num. 25:13). (See ETERNAL.)

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