imperishable
adjective Date: circa 1585 1. not perishable or subject to decay 2. enduring or occurring forever <
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  • Imperishable — Im*per ish*a*ble, a. [Pref. im not + perishable: cf. F. imp[ e]rissable.] Not perishable; not subject to decay; indestructible; enduring permanently; as, an imperishable monument; imperishable renown. {Im*per ish*a*ble*ness}, n. {Im*per… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imperishable — index constant, durable, indefeasible, indelible, indestructible, infallible, infinite, permanent, perp …   Law dictionary

  • imperishable — (adj.) 1640s, from assimilated form of in not, opposite of (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + PERISHABLE (Cf. perishable) …   Etymology dictionary

  • imperishable — [im per′ish ə bəl] adj. not perishable; that will not die or decay; indestructible; immortal imperishability n. imperishably adv …   English World dictionary

  • imperishable — adjective Not perishable; not subject to decay; indestructible; enduring permanently; as, an imperishable monument; imperishable renown …   Wiktionary

  • imperishable — [[t]ɪmpe̱rɪʃəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ Something that is imperishable cannot disappear or be destroyed. [LITERARY] My memories are within me, imperishable. Syn: enduring …   English dictionary

  • imperishable — adjective formal formed or made in a way that will exist for a long time or for ever: The manufacturers claim that the material is imperishable. | imperishable memories opposite perishable …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • imperishable — im|per|ish|a|ble [ımˈperıʃəbəl] adj formal existing or continuing for a long time or for ever ▪ a set of imperishable truths …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • imperishable — im|per|ish|a|ble [ ım perıʃəbl ] adjective LITERARY something that is imperishable will never disappear, be destroyed, or be forgotten: EVERLASTING …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • imperishable — UK [ɪmˈperɪʃəb(ə)l] / US adjective literary something that is imperishable will never disappear, be destroyed, or be forgotten …   English dictionary

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