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[uhn-dahy-ing] /ʌnˈdaɪ ɪŋ/
deathless; unending.
Origin of undying
1250-1300; Middle English; see un-1, dying
Related forms
undyingly, adverb
unceasing, immortal, perpetual, enduring. Unabridged
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  • 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
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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
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