timelessness


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time·less

 (tīm′lĭs)
adj.
1. Independent of time; eternal: the timeless struggle between good and evil.
2. Seemingly unaffected by time; ageless: a timeless village on the coast.

time′less·ly adv.
time′less·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.timelessness - a state of eternal existence believed in some religions to characterize the afterlife
being, beingness, existence - the state or fact of existing; "a point of view gradually coming into being"; "laws in existence for centuries"
Translations
خُلود، لانِهائِيَّه
nadčasovostvěčnost
tidløshed
idõszerûtlenségidõtlenség
e-î sem er óháî tíma; eilífî
nadčasovosť
ebediliksonsuzluk

timelessness

[ˈtaɪmlɪsnɪs] Nintemporalidad f, atemporalidad f

timelessness

[ˈtaɪmləsnɪs] nintemporalité ftime limit n
(= deadline) → date f limite
to extend the time limit → repousser la date limite
We have extended the time limit to 30 June → Nous avons repoussé la date limite au 30 juin.
with no time limit → sans limite de temps
(= time allowed) → délai m
The three month time limit will be up in mid-June → Le délai de trois mois expire à la mi-juin.
within the time limit → dans les délais

timelessness

nZeitlosigkeit f; (= eternal nature)Unvergänglichkeit f

time

(taim) noun
1. the hour of the day. What time is it?; Can your child tell the time yet?
2. the passage of days, years, events etc. time and space; Time will tell.
3. a point at which, or period during which, something happens. at the time of his wedding; breakfast-time.
4. the quantity of minutes, hours, days etc, eg spent in, or available for, a particular activity etc. This won't take much time to do; I enjoyed the time I spent in Paris; At the end of the exam, the supervisor called `Your time is up!'
5. a suitable moment or period. Now is the time to ask him.
6. one of a number occasions. He's been to France four times.
7. a period characterized by a particular quality in a person's life, experience etc. He went through an unhappy time when she died; We had some good times together.
8. the speed at which a piece of music should be played; tempo. in slow time.
verb
1. to measure the time taken by (a happening, event etc) or by (a person, in doing something). He timed the journey.
2. to choose a particular time for. You timed your arrival beautifully!
ˈtimeless adjective
1. not belonging to, or typical of, any particular time. timeless works of art.
2. never-ending. the timeless beauty of Venice.
ˈtimelessly adverb
ˈtimelessness noun
ˈtimely adjective
coming at the right moment. Your arrival was most timely.
ˈtimeliness noun
ˈtimer noun
1. a person who, or a device which, measures the time taken by anything. a three-minute egg-timer.
2. a clock-like device which sets something off or switches something on or off at a given time.
times noun plural
1. a period; an era. We live in difficult times.
2. in mathematics, used to mean multiplied by. Four times two is eight.
ˈtiming noun
1. the measuring of the amount of time taken.
2. the regulating of speech or actions to achieve the best effect. All comedians should have a good sense of timing.
time bomb
a bomb that has been set to explode at a particular time.
ˈtime-consuming adjective
taking too much time to do. a time-consuming process/job.
time limit
a fixed length of time during which something must be done and finished. The examination has a time limit of three hours.
time ˈoff noun
a period of time away from work or studying.
time ˈout noun
(American).
1. (in basketball etc) a short break requested by the coach to give instructions etc.
2. a short period of rest from an activity. to take time out to relax.
ˈtimetable noun
a list of the times of trains, school classes etc.
all in good time
soon enough.
all the time
continually.
at times
occasionally; sometimes.
be behind time
to be late.
for the time being
meanwhile. I am staying at home for the time being.
from time to time
occasionally; sometimes. From time to time he brings me a present.
in good time
early enough; before a set time (for an appointment etc). We arrived in good time for the concert.
in time
1. early enough. He arrived in time for dinner; Are we in time to catch the train?
2. (with with) at the same speed or rhythm. They marched in time with the music.
no time (at all)
a very short time indeed. The journey took no time (at all).
one/two etc at a time
singly, or in groups of two etc. They came into the room three at a time.
on time
at the right time. The train left on time.
save/waste time
to avoid spending time; to spend time unnecessarily. Take my car instead of walking, if you want to save time; We mustn't waste time discussing unimportant matters.
take one's time
to do something as slowly as one wishes.
time and (time) again
again and again; repeatedly. I asked her time and (time) again not to do that.
References in classic literature ?
How long I wandered toward the south I do not know, for shortly after I left the prospector something went wrong with my watch, and I was again at the mercy of the baffling timelessness of Pellucidar, forging steadily ahead beneath the great, motionless sun which hangs eternally at noon.
This is one of New York City's great buildings, and its sophistication and timelessness have inspired our team throughout the duration of the redesign," said Reed Krakoff, President and Executive Creative Director of Coach.
At its best, the Net represents itself not as a utopian sphere of dissatisfaction-as-liberation, but as conditional, a terrain of shifting ideas loosening art's hold on the concepts of both timelessness and instantaneity both by abandoning the physical space of the institution as the site of experience and by finding work that goes beyond replicating or adapting art designed for other venues.
Its characters can be seen as the models for 20th century sitcoms and remind us that comedy has a timelessness about it, whether it's television's ``I Love Lucy'' or Shakespeare's Ford and Page families mixing with Falstaff and his cronies.
The dictum of the past seems to be: Do less, and trust the timelessness of emotional economy to say more.
As a three dimensional representation of the brand, the room speaks to the integrity of the products it features and the timelessness of the building.
To make things simultaneously ephemeral and jewellike is to pit impermanence against permanence, everyday temporality against aesthetic timelessness.
It is this, under the sky, inscribed with the patterns of the encircling stone and roof shelter above, that gives the work its simultaneously archaic yet minimally modern timelessness.
Photo: Doris Lessing ponders the timelessness of love and b eauty in her new novel, ``Love, Again.
ber evokes the timelessness of dream and memory: Flashlights probe the dark recesses of the naked stage; a dancer holds a bouquet of electrified calla lilies; a ticket booth glides past.
Jack Daniel's advertising has always been rooted in the authenticity and timelessness of Lynchburg, its people and how the product is made," said Ted Simmons, CEO of Arnold Worldwide-St.
Didi-Huberman revels in the anachronism of the imprint, its timely timelessness, which he relates to Walter Benjamin's notion of history as "constellation," the chance alignment and perceived congruence of elements of past and present, as if one were the mold and the other the cast, an anonymous relationship that fortuitous events can materialize at any moment.