[ ath-uh-ney-zhuh ]
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  1. deathlessness; immortality.

Origin of athanasia

1820–30; <Greek athanasía, equivalent to athánat(os) deathless (a-a-6 + thánatos death) + -ia-ia, with ti>si
  • Also a·than·a·sy [uh-than-uh-see]. /əˈθæn ə si/.

Words Nearby athanasia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use athanasia in a sentence

  • 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