- immortal condition or quality; unending life.
- enduring fame.
Origin of immortality
Examples from the Web for immortality
Did the screenwriters know they were dancing with immortality when they wrote these lines?What Was Bogey Thinking When He Said ‘Here’s Looking At You, Kid’?
September 27, 2014
But, no matter how the Court decides, McCutcheon has already secured a certain share of immortality.Meet Shaun McCutcheon, the Republican Activist Trying to Make History at the Supreme Court
October 8, 2013
Despite their differences, all these men seem to want the kind of immortality that comes from infamy.The Army Life, Mundane and Hideously Violent, by Turns
Brian Van Reet
August 29, 2013
Adam Gollner, author of The Book of Immortality, profiles five billionaires pouring money into longevity research.The Immortality Financiers: The Billionaires Who Want to Live Forever
Adam Leith Gollner
August 20, 2013
Deng quickly decked the assailant, achieving her own bit of YouTube immortality.What Would the New York Post Say About Rupert Murdoch’s Divorce?
June 13, 2013
You live for immortality in this world; I live for immortality in another.Philothea
Lydia Maria Child
Many volumes of poetry put in their claim to immortality every year.
The weak tenderness of his mother has cost the poor boy an immortality.Tanglewood Tales
The gods heard his prayer and took away his pain and his immortality.Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew
Josephine Preston Peabody
But this immortality will have been purchased at the price of his immortal part.Casanova's Homecoming
Word Origin and History for immortality
mid-14c., "deathlessness," from Old French immortalité (13c.) and directly from Latin immortalitatem (nominative immortalitas) "deathlessness, endless life," from immortalis (see immortal). Sense of "everlasting fame" is from 1530s.