everlastingly


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ev·er·last·ing

 (ĕv′ər-lăs′tĭng)
adj.
1. Lasting forever; eternal.
2.
a. Continuing indefinitely or for a long period of time.
b. Persisting too long; tedious: everlasting complaints.
n.
1. Everlasting God. Used with the.
2. Eternal duration; eternity.
3. Any of various plants chiefly in the composite family, such as the strawflower, that retain their form and color long after they are dry. Also called immortelle.

ev′er·last′ing·ly adv.
ev′er·last′ing·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.everlastingly - for a limitless time; "no one can live forever"; "brightly beams our Father's mercy from his lighthouse evermore"- P.P.Bliss
Translations
بصورَةٍ دائِمَه، لا يَنْقَطِع
evigtevindeligt
örökkévalóan
ævinlega, eilíflega

everlastingly

[ˌevəˈlɑːstɪŋlɪ] ADV [grateful] → eternamente; [patient] → infinitamente

everlastingly

adv (liter)ewig

everlastingly

[ˌɛvəˈlɑːstɪŋlɪ] adv (see adj) → eternamente, in eterno, continuamente, incessantemente

ever

(ˈevə) adverb
1. at any time. Nobody ever visits us; She hardly ever writes; Have you ever ridden on an elephant?; If I ever / If ever I see him again I shall get my revenge; better than ever; the brightest star they had ever seen.
2. always; continually. They lived happily ever after; I've known her ever since she was a baby.
3. used for emphasis. The new doctor is ever so gentle; What ever shall I do?
ever-
always; continually. the ever-increasing traffic.
ˈevergreen adjective
(of trees etc) having green leaves all the year round. Holly is evergreen.
noun
an evergreen tree. Firs and pines are evergreens.
everˈlasting adjective
endless; continual; unchanging. I'm tired of your everlasting grumbles; everlasting life/flowers.
ˌeverˈlastingly adverb
ˌeverˈmore adverb
for all time. He said that he would love her (for) evermore.
for ever / forˈever adverb
1. continually. He was forever looking at this watch.
2. for all time. I'll love you for ever (and ever).
References in classic literature ?
Rather Cape Tormentoto, as called of yore; for long allured by the perfidious silences that before had attended us, we found ourselves launched into this tormented sea, where guilty beings transformed into those fowls and these fish, seemed condemned to swim on everlastingly without any haven in store, or beat that black air without any horizon.
He had an extremely disturbing air of being everlastingly ready (even when seated at table at my right hand before a plate of salt beef) to grapple with some impending calamity.
But when she entered, not a bird appeared except the everlastingly kissing swallows on the Canton china that lined the shelves.
Still grander are the gifts of heaven which Musaeus and his son vouchsafe to the just; they take them down into the world below, where they have the saints lying on couches at a feast, everlastingly drunk, crowned with garlands; their idea seems to be that an immortality of drunkenness is the highest meed of virtue.
He has neither an infirm mother, nor a whole troop of everlastingly hungry children to torment him.
I'm some big Indian myself, an' I'll be everlastingly jiggerooed if I put up for a wigwam I can't be boss of.
There were no foreclosures of mortgages, no protested notes, no bills payable, no debts of honour in Typee; no unreasonable tailors and shoemakers perversely bent on being paid; no duns of any description and battery attorneys, to foment discord, backing their clients up to a quarrel, and then knocking their heads together; no poor relations, everlastingly occupying the spare bed-chamber, and diminishing the elbow room at the family table; no destitute widows with their children starving on the cold charities of the world; no beggars; no debtors' prisons; no proud and hard-hearted nabobs in Typee; or to sum up all in one word--no Money
He dropped into some little bitterness as he continued: "Only you needn't be so everlastingly flinging it in my face.
They set out to everlastingly eat up some proposition but at the first sign of trouble they turn tail and stampede for the brush.
But there was no Meringe, no Biddy and Terrence and Michael on the beach; no Mister Haggin and Derby and Bob; no beach: no land with the palm-trees near and the mountains afar off everlastingly lifting their green peaks into the sky.
You'd better make one not to nag people everlastingly," retorted Dan.
This was one of the great days; though the sky had from my clearing only the same everlastingly great look that it wears daily, and I saw no difference in it.