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athanasia

[ath-uh-ney-zhuh]
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noun
  1. deathlessness; immortality.
Also a·than·a·sy [uh-than-uh-see] /əˈθæn ə si/.

Origin of athanasia

1820–30; < Greek athanasía, equivalent to athánat(os) deathless (a- a-6 + thánatos death) + -ia -ia, with ti > si
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Historical Examples

  • I lifted my eyes: the veil had fallen—it was my lost Athanasia!

    Wilfrid Cumbermede

    George MacDonald

  • It was the scent of the garments of my Athanasia, as I had dreamed it in my dream!

    Wilfrid Cumbermede

    George MacDonald