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im·mor·tal

 (ĭ-môr′tl)
adj.
1. Not subject to death: immortal deities; the immortal soul.
2. Never to be forgotten; everlasting: immortal words.
3. Of or relating to immortality.
4. Biology Capable of indefinite growth or division. Used of cells in culture.
n.
1. One not subject to death.
2. One whose fame is enduring.

[Middle English, from Old French immortel, from Latin immortālis; see mer- in Indo-European roots.]

im·mor′tal·ly adv.

immortal

(ɪˈmɔːtəl)
adj
1. not subject to death or decay; having perpetual life
2. having everlasting fame; remembered throughout time
3. everlasting; perpetual; constant
4. of or relating to immortal beings or concepts
n
5. an immortal being
6. (often plural) a person who is remembered enduringly, esp an author: Dante is one of the immortals.
ˌimmorˈtality n
imˈmortally adv

im•mor•tal

(ɪˈmɔr tl)

adj.
1. not mortal; not liable or subject to death: immortal souls.
2. not liable to perish or decay; everlasting: immortal wisdom.
3. perpetual; constant: an immortal enemy.
4. of or pertaining to immortal beings or immortality.
5. (of a laboratory-cultured cell line) capable of dividing indefinitely.
n.
6. an immortal being.
7. a person of enduring fame.
8. (often cap.) any of the gods of classical mythology.
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin]
im•mor′tal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immortal - a person (such as an author) of enduring fame; "Shakespeare is one of the immortals"
celebrity, famous person - a widely known person; "he was a baseball celebrity"
2.immortal - any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a forceimmortal - any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
pantheon - all the gods of a religion
spiritual being, supernatural being - an incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events
daemon, demigod - a person who is part mortal and part god
sea god - a deity that personifies the sea and is usually believed to live in or to control the sea
sun god - a god that personifies the sun or is otherwise associated with the sun
Celtic deity - a deity worshipped by the Celts
Egyptian deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Egyptians
Semitic deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Semites
Hindu deity - a deity worshipped by the Hindus
Persian deity - a deity worshiped by the ancient Persians
Chinese deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Chinese
Japanese deity - a deity worshipped by the Japanese
goddess - a female deity
earth god, earth-god - a god of fertility and vegetation
demiurge - a subordinate deity, in some philosophies the creator of the universe
Graeco-Roman deity, Greco-Roman deity - a deity of classical mythology
Greek deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks
Roman deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Romans
Norse deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Norsemen
Teutonic deity - (German mythology) a deity worshipped by the ancient Teutons
Anglo-Saxon deity - (Anglo-Saxon mythology) a deity worshipped by the Anglo-Saxons
Phrygian deity - deity of the ancient Phrygians of west central Asia Minor
saint - a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
god of war, war god - a god worshipped as giving victory in war
snake god, zombi, zombie - a god of voodoo cults of African origin worshipped especially in West Indies
Adj.1.immortal - not subject to death
infinite - having no limits or boundaries in time or space or extent or magnitude; "the infinite ingenuity of man"; "infinite wealth"
heavenly - of or belonging to heaven or god
mortal - subject to death; "mortal beings"

immortal

adjective
2. undying, eternal, perpetual, indestructible, death-defying, imperishable, deathless They were considered gods and therefore immortal.
undying mortal, temporary, fading, transitory, perishable
noun
1. hero, genius, paragon, great They had paid £50 a head just to be in the presence of an immortal.
2. god, goddess, deity, Olympian, divine being, immortal being In the legend, the fire is supposed to turn him into an immortal.

immortal

adjective
1. Not being subject to death:
Translations
nesmrtelný
udødelig
جاویدان
kuolematon
besmrtanbesmrtnicabesmrtnik
halhatatlan
ódauîlegur
įamžintinemirtingasnemirtingumaspadaryti nemirtingą
nemirstīgs
nesmrteľný
nesmrten
odödlig

immortal

[ɪˈmɔːtl]
A. ADJ [person, god] → inmortal; [memory, fame] → imperecedero
B. Ninmortal mf

immortal

[ɪˈmɔːrtəl]
adj
(living for ever)immortel(le)
(= enduringly famous) → immortel(le)
n
(= immortal being) → immortel(le) m/f
(= celebrity, star) → gloire f
an immortal of soccer → une gloire du football

immortal

adj person, soul, God, phraseunsterblich; fame alsounvergänglich, ewig; lifeewig; in the immortal words of …in den unsterblichen Worten +gen
nUnsterbliche(r) mf

immortal

[ɪˈmɔːtl] adj & nimmortale (m/f)

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.

immortal

a. inmortal, imperecedero-a.
References in classic literature ?
After a short silence, the same person told me, "that his friends and mine (so he thought fit to express himself) were very much pleased with the judicious remarks I had made on the great happiness and advantages of immortal life, and they were desirous to know, in a particular manner, what scheme of living I should have formed to myself, if it had fallen to my lot to have been born a STRULDBRUG.
But my choice and constant companions should be a set of my own immortal brotherhood; among whom, I would elect a dozen from the most ancient, down to my own contemporaries.
And should an immortal being seriously think of this little space rather than of the whole?
Are you not aware, I said, that the soul of man is immortal and imperishable?
I am immortal then, on land and on sea, cried Ahab, with a laugh of derision; -- Immortal on land and on sea
And they uttering their immortal voice, celebrate in song first of all the reverend race of the gods from the beginning, those whom Earth and wide Heaven begot, and the gods sprung of these, givers of good things.
Delightful inducements to embark, fine chance for promotion, it seems -- aye, a stove boat will make me an immortal by brevet.
But thou art immortal and dost never fade, but bloomest for ever in renewed youth.
He raised his hands in prayer to his immortal mother, "Mother," he cried, "you bore me doomed to live but for a little season; surely Jove, who thunders from Olympus, might have made that little glorious.
The general tuckermanities are arrant Bubbles - ephemeral and so transparent - But this is, now, - you may depend upon it - Stable, opaque, immortal - all by dint Of the dear names that lie concealed within 't.
He bound his sandals on to his comely feet, girded his sword about his shoulders, and left his room looking like an immortal god.
But the great legend of the Mediterranean, the legend of traditional song and grave history, lives, fascinating and immortal, in our minds.