imperishable

[im-per-i-shuh-buhl]
adjective
not subject to decay; indestructible; enduring.

Origin:
1640–50; im-2 + perishable

imperishability, imperishableness, noun
imperishably, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To imperishable
Collins
World English Dictionary
imperishable (ɪmˈpɛrɪʃəbəl)
 
adj
1.  not subject to decay or deterioration: imperishable goods
2.  not likely to be forgotten: imperishable truths
 
imperisha'bility
 
n
 
im'perishableness
 
n
 
im'perishably
 
adv

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
But of course it also had, in the case of a defeat, the option of declaring an imperishable martyrdom.
His great deeds are imperishable, and continue through your work.
Such honor as they have won will remain imperishable.
It is practically imperishable, due to the resinous oil which it contains.
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature