quasi immortal

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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