Immortal



[ih-mawr-tl] /ɪˈmɔr tl/

adjective
1.
not mortal; not liable or subject to death; undying:
our immortal souls.
2.
remembered or celebrated through all time:
the immortal words of Lincoln.
3.
not liable to perish or decay; imperishable; everlasting.
4.
perpetual; lasting; constant:
an immortal enemy.
5.
of or relating to immortal beings or .
6.
(of a laboratory-cultured cell line) capable of dividing indefinitely.
noun
7.
an immortal being.
8.
a person of enduring fame:
Bach, Milton, El Greco, and other immortals.
9.
the Immortals, the 40 members of the French Academy.
10.
(often initial capital letter) any of the gods of classical mythology.
/ɪˈmɔːtəl/
adjective
1.
not subject to death or decay; having perpetual life
2.
having everlasting fame; remembered throughout time
3.
everlasting; perpetual; constant
4.
of or relating to immortal beings or concepts
noun
5.
an immortal being
6.
(often pl) a person who is remembered enduringly, esp an author: Dante is one of the immortals
adj.

“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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