Immortal Im*mor"tal, a. [L. immortalis; pref. im- not + mortalis mortal: cf. F. immortel. See {Mortal}, and cf. {Immortelle}.] 1. Not mortal; exempt from liability to die; undying; imperishable; lasting forever; having unlimited, or eternal, existance. [1913 Webster]

Unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible. --1 Tim. i. 17. [1913 Webster]

For my soul, what can it do to that, Being a thing immortal as itself? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Connected with, or pertaining to immortality. [1913 Webster]

I have immortal longings in me. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. Destined to live in all ages of this world; abiding; exempt from oblivion; imperishable; as, immortal fame. [1913 Webster]

One of the few, immortal names, That were not born to die. --Halleck. [1913 Webster]

4. Great; excessive; grievous. [Obs.] --Hayward. [1913 Webster]

{Immortal flowers}, immortelles; everlastings.

Syn: Eternal; everlasting; never-ending; ceaseless; perpetual; continual; enduring; endless; imperishable; incorruptible; deathless; undying. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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