imperishable


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Related to imperishable: untoward, tenuous, garish, capacious, obstreperous, perspicuous

im·per·ish·a·ble

 (ĭm-pĕr′ĭ-shə-bəl)
adj.
Not perishable: imperishable food; imperishable hopes.

im·per′ish·a·bil′i·ty, im·per′ish·a·ble·ness n.
im·per′ish·a·bly adv.

imperishable

(ɪmˈpɛrɪʃəbəl)
adj
1. not subject to decay or deterioration: imperishable goods.
2. not likely to be forgotten: imperishable truths.
imˌperishaˈbility, imˈperishableness n
imˈperishably adv

im•per•ish•a•ble

(ɪmˈpɛr ɪ ʃə bəl)

adj.
not subject to decay; enduring.
im•per′ish•a•ble•ness, n.
im•per′ish•a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.imperishable - not perishable
perishable - liable to perish; subject to destruction or death or decay; "this minute and perishable planet"; "perishable foods such as butter and fruit"
2.imperishable - unceasing; "an abiding belief"; "imperishable truths"
lasting, permanent - continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place; "permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value"

imperishable

Translations

imperishable

[ɪmˈperɪʃəbl] ADJ [goods] → imperecedero, no perecedero; [memory] → imperecedero

imperishable

[ɪmˈpɛrɪʃəbəl] adj (literary)impérissable

imperishable

adj (lit)unverderblich; (fig)unvergänglich
References in classic literature ?
So originated the wide-spread custom of wearing spectacles in Germany; and as a custom once established in these old lands is imperishable, this one remains universal in the empire to this day.
Presently they came to a place where a little stream of water, trickling over a ledge and carrying a limestone sediment with it, had, in the slow-dragging ages, formed a laced and ruffled Niagara in gleaming and imperishable stone.
True is, less firmly arm'd, Some disadvantage we endur'd and paine, Till now not known, but known as soon contemnd, Since now we find this our Empyreal forme Incapable of mortal injurie Imperishable, and though peirc'd with wound, Soon closing, and by native vigour heal'd.
This, senor, is the Knight of the Rueful Countenance, if you have ever heard him named, whose valiant achievements and mighty deeds shall be written on lasting brass and imperishable marble, notwithstanding all the efforts of envy to obscure them and malice to hide them.
And I gave her that last imperishable token that had been a very part of him she loved.
So saying she bound on her glittering golden sandals, imperishable, with which she can fly like the wind over land or sea; she grasped the redoubtable bronze-shod spear, so stout and sturdy and strong, wherewith she quells the ranks of heroes who have displeased her, and down she darted from the topmost summits of Olympus, whereon forthwith she was in Ithaca, at the gateway of Ulysses' house, disguised as a visitor, Mentes, chief of the Taphians, and she held a bronze spear in her hand.
He bound his sandals on to his comely feet, and slung his silver-studded sword about his shoulders; then he took the imperishable staff of his father, and sallied forth to the ships of the Achaeans.
But to General Monk, to the illustrious man of whose standard I believe I have taken measure, I say: `My lord, there is for you in the history of peoples and kings a brilliant place, an immortal, imperishable glory, if alone, without any other interest but the good of your country and the interests of justice, you become the supporter of your king.
In its printed form, thought is more imperishable than ever; it is volatile, irresistible, indestructible.
Its only justification would be the painting of imperishable masterpieces.
It is unmistakably good up to a certain point, and then unmistakably bad, but with always good enough in it to be forever imperishable.
Browning has given us the key, and those volumes a delightful gift to our age-record of so much that is richest in the world of things, and men, and their works--all so much the richer by the great intellect, the great imagination, which has made the record, transmuted them into imperishable things of art:--