immortal Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun a person (such as an author) of enduring fame
- Shakespeare is one of the immortals
noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
god; deity; divinity.
adjective not subject to death
; pref. im-
not + mortalis
mortal: cf. F. immortel
. See Mortal
, and cf. Immortelle
- Not mortal; exempt from liability to die; undying; imperishable; lasting forever; having unlimited, or eternal, existance.
Unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible.
1 Tim. i. 17.
For my soul, what can it do to that,
Being a thing immortal as itself?
- Connected with, or pertaining to immortability.
I have immortal longings in me.
- Destined to live in all ages of this world; abiding; exempt from oblivion; imperishable; as, immortal fame.
One of the few, immortal names,
That were not born yo die.
- Great; excessive; grievous. Obs.
Syn. -- Eternal; everlasting; never-ending; ceaseless; perpetual; continual; enduring; endless; imperishable; incorruptible; deathless; undying.
- One who will never cease to be; one exempt from death, decay, or annihilation.
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