Try Our Apps


90s Slang You Should Know


[uhn-dahy-ing] /ʌnˈdaɪ ɪŋ/
deathless; unending.
Origin of undying
Middle English word dating back to 1250-1300; See origin at un-1, dying
Related forms
undyingly, adverb
unceasing, immortal, perpetual, enduring. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for undying
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • It possesses the attributes of Infinity, is indestructible, immortal, undying.

    Ghosts I Have Seen Violet Tweedale
  • Then the undying gods were summoned to the judgment seat of Zeus.

    Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy
  • For there is in our nature that undying longing for communion with the Divine which the mere thought of God stirs within us.

    Authors of Greece T. W. Lumb
  • "So much for undying love," thinks I, with a cynical chuckle.

  • Hence Rolland wishes to superadd the higher spell of music, the undying goddess of pure ecstasy.

    Romain Rolland Stefan Zweig
  • Passionate admiration, the undying love of men's hearts, were his.

    Kosciuszko Monica Mary Gardner
British Dictionary definitions for undying


unending; eternal
Derived Forms
undyingly, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for undying

c.1300, "immortal," from un- (1) "not" + present participle of die (v.). Figurative sense, of feelings, etc., is recorded from c.1765.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for undying

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for undying

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for undying