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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.
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Noun1.imperishability - the property of being resistant to decay; "he advertised the imperishability of the product"
permanence, permanency - the property of being able to exist for an indefinite duration
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memories; for it indicates that the feeling of imperishability, which
Malraux employs the cosmos as an allusion to overemphasize the irrationality of the human condition, differentiating the untroubled imperishability of the former with the chaotic impermanence of the latter.
Riven by greed, ignorance and a belief in the imperishability of the market, our civilization is collapsing as we tunnel underneath it with the hope of escaping the worst of its hubris.
Roth exposes the vanity of the wish for imperishability by the logic of narrative juxtaposition; the novel immediately returns to the brutal realism of the framing memory, of "upright shovels with their blades in [a] large pile of earth to one side of the grave" (57).
We historians know that our work lacks the imperishability of great art.
And yet I know that the imperishability of his career, the elevated nature of his commitment to humanity, the sacred ceremony of his love for the orishas, and his devotion to art and literature mark him as one of the greatest humans of his time.
by Soviet ideologists serves as a mark of transition made by Party propaganda from lamenting cultural war losses to promoting the idea of the imperishability of Russian culture.