Definitions for: Immortal


[n] any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
[n] a person (such as an author) of enduring fame; "Shakespeare is one of the immortals"
[adj] not subject to death



Webster (1913) Definition: Im*mor"tal, a. [L. immortalis; pref. im- not +
mortalis mortal: cf. F. immortel. See Mortal, and cf.
Immortelle.]
1. Not mortal; exempt from liability to die; undying;
imperishable; lasting forever; having unlimited, or
eternal, existance.

Unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible. --1 Tim.
i. 17.

For my soul, what can it do to that, Being a thing
immortal as itself? --Shak.

2. Connected with, or pertaining to immortability.

I have immortal longings in me. --Shak.

3. Destined to live in all ages of this world; abiding;
exempt from oblivion; imperishable; as, immortal fame.

One of the few, immortal names, That were not born
yo die. --Halleck.

4. Great; excessive; grievous. [Obs.] --Hayward.

Immortal flowers, imortelles; everlastings.

Syn: Eternal; everlasting; never-ending; ceaseless;
perpetual; continual; enduring; endless; imperishable;
incorruptible; deathless; undying.


Im*mor"tal, n.
One who will never cease to be; one exempt from death, decay,
or annihilation. --Bunyan.

Synonyms: aeonian, amaranthine, deathless, deific, deity, divinity, eonian, eternal, everlasting, god, lasting, undying, unfading

Antonyms: mortal

See Also: Anglo-Saxon deity, Arhant, Arhat, Boddhisatva, Bodhisattva, celebrity, Celtic deity, Chinese deity, daemon, demigod, demiurge, Demogorgon, earth-god, Egyptian deity, famous person, Fates, god of war, goddess, Graeco-Roman deity, Greco-Roman deity, Greek deity, heavenly, Hindu deity, Hypnos, infinite, Japanese deity, lohan, Morpheus, Norse deity, pantheon, Persian deity, Phrygian deity, Quetzalcoatl, Roman deity, saint, sea-god, Semitic deity, snake god, spiritual being, sun-god, supernatural being, Teutonic deity, the Fates, war god, zombi, zombie

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