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im·mor·tal·i·ty

 (ĭm′ôr-tăl′ĭ-tē)
n.
1. The quality or condition of being immortal.
2. Endless life or existence.
3. Enduring fame.
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im•mor•tal•i•ty

(ˌɪm ɔrˈtæl ɪ ti)

n.
1. immortal condition or quality; unending life.
2. enduring fame.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immortality - the quality or state of being immortalimmortality - the quality or state of being immortal
permanence, permanency - the property of being able to exist for an indefinite duration
mortality - the quality or state of being mortal
2.immortality - perpetual life after death
afterlife, hereafter - life after death
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immortality

noun
2. fame, glory, celebrity, greatness, renown, glorification, gloriousness Some people want to achieve immortality through their works.
Quotations
"I have good hope that there is something after death" [Plato Phaedo]
"Should this my firm persuasion of the soul's immortality prove to be a mere delusion, it is at least a pleasing delusion, and I will cherish it to my last breath" [Cicero De Senectute]
"Immortality is health; this life is a long sickness" [St Augustine Sermons]
"Unable are the Loved to die"
"For Love is Immortality" [Emily Dickinson]
"Children endow their parents with a vicarious immortality" [George Santayana The Life of Reason: Reason in Society]
"I don't want to achieve immortality through my work ... I want to achieve it through not dying" [Woody Allen]
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immortality

noun
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Translations
خُلود
nesmrtelnost
udødelighed
senmorteco
kuolemattomuus
besmrtnost
halhatatlanság
ódauðleikiódauîleiki
不老不死
불사신
nesmrteľnosť
бесмртност
odödlighet
ölümsüzlük

immortality

[ˌɪmɔːˈtælɪtɪ] Ninmortalidad f
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immortality

[ˌɪmɔːrˈtælɪti] n
(= enduring fame) → immortalité f
Perhaps they were seeking immortality through infamy → Peut-être recherchaient-ils l'immortalité à travers leur infamie.
to achieve immortality → passer à la postérité
(= eternal life) [soul] → immortalité f
the immortality of the soul → l'immortalité de l'âme
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

immortality

n (of person, God)Unsterblichkeit f; (of fame)Unvergänglichkeit f; (of life)Ewigkeit f
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immortality

[ˌɪmɔːˈtælɪtɪ] nimmortalità
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

immortal

(iˈmoːtl) adjective
living for ever and never dying. A person's soul is said to be immortal; the immortal works of Shakespeare.
ˌimmorˈtality (-ˈtӕ-) noun
imˈmortalize, imˈmortalise verb
to make (a person etc) famous for ever. He wrote a song immortalizing the battle.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Gray's goal, revealed in his last chapter, is to expose cryonics, the Singularity, and other forms of modern immortalism through extremes of tainted lineage: English ineffectuality and Soviet carnage.
(9) Since Lucretian materialism, mortalist and final, is antithetical to Pythagorean immortalism, Ovid can still fuse the two and come to the shared conclusion that 'death is nothing to us'; this is the kind of antinomy on which he thrives.