- not subject to death; immortal: the belief that the human soul is deathless.
- unceasing; perpetual: his deathless devotion to the cause.
- likely to endure because of superior quality, timelessness, etc. (sometimes used ironically): deathless prose.
Origin of deathless
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Examples from the Web for deathless
Finally the epithet of "deathless" gets some explanation, stemming from Golovan's fearless ministrations during a plague.The Forgotten Russian: The Genius of Nikolai Leskov
April 10, 2013
The deathless man character had been creeping around in other things I had written, so he came next.A Fierce Debut
March 9, 2011
The charm of it all, the deathless charm and the astounding veracity!
Tolstoi, I am afraid, has missed all the poetry of Lear, all the deathless phrases.
He departed, professing over and over again his deathless gratitude.Fair Harbor
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Woven of her tenderness, it sparkles with man's deathless gratitude.
I recognized this deathless line as the curtain speech and crawled to my feet.The Repairman
- immortal, esp because of greatness; everlasting
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Word Origin and History for deathless
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