immortal

[ih-mawr-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 pertaining to immortal beings or immortality.
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.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English (adj.) < Latin immortālis. See im-2, mortal

immortally, adverb
quasi-immortal, adjective
quasi-immortally, adverb


8. giant, titan, genius.
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immortal (ɪˈmɔːtəl)
 
adj
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
 
n
5.  an immortal being
6.  (often plural) a person who is remembered enduringly, esp an author: Dante is one of the immortals
 
immor'tality
 
n
 
im'mortally
 
adv

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immortal
"deathless," late 14c., from L. immortalis, from in- "not" + mortalis "mortal" (see mortal (adj.)). In ref. to fame, literature, etc., attested from 1514.
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Example sentences
But to claim that it has anything to do with an immortal soul is pure fantasy.
He may be gone in this lifetime, but his spirit and his character are as
  immortal as his prose.
He is, in truth, one of the immortal characters in fiction.
Of him countless immortal lives, with countless embodiments and enjoyments.
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