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timeless

[tahym-lis] /ˈtaɪm lɪs/
adjective
1.
without beginning or end; eternal; everlasting.
2.
referring or restricted to no particular time:
the timeless beauty of great music.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60; time + -less
Related forms
timelessly, adverb
timelessness, noun
Synonyms
2. enduring, lasting, abiding, permanent.
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British Dictionary definitions for timeless

timeless

/ˈtaɪmlɪs/
adjective
1.
unaffected or unchanged by time; ageless
2.
eternal
3.
an archaic word for untimely
Derived Forms
timelessly, adverb
timelessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for timeless
adj.

"eternal," 1620s, from time (n.) + -less. Earlier it meant "ill-timed" (1550s). Related: Timelessly; timelessness.

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