athanasia

athanasia

[ath-uh-ney-zhuh]
noun
deathlessness; immortality.
Also, athanasy [uh-than-uh-see] .


Origin:
1820–30; < Greek athanasía, equivalent to athánat(os) deathless (a- a-6 + thánatos death) + -ia -ia, with ti > si

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