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athanasia

[ath-uh-ney-zhuh] /ˌæθ əˈneɪ ʒə/
noun
1.
deathlessness; immortality.
Also, athanasy
[uh-than-uh-see] /əˈθæn ə si/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Greek athanasía, equivalent to athánat(os) deathless (a- a-6 + thánatos death) + -ia -ia, with ti > si
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