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deathless

[deth-lis] /ˈdɛθ lɪs/
adjective
1.
not subject to death; immortal:
the belief that the human soul is deathless.
2.
unceasing; perpetual:
his deathless devotion to the cause.
3.
likely to endure because of superior quality, timelessness, etc. (sometimes used ironically):
deathless prose.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; death + -less
Related forms
deathlessly, adverb
deathlessness, noun
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  • It is with such lyric touches that the deathless beauty in the tragedy is traced.
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British Dictionary definitions for deathless

deathless

/ˈdɛθlɪs/
adjective
1.
immortal, esp because of greatness; everlasting
Derived Forms
deathlessly, adverb
deathlessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for deathless
adj.

1580s, from death + -less. Related: Deathlessly; deathlessness.

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