- not mortal; not liable or subject to death; undying: our immortal souls.
- remembered or celebrated through all time: the immortal words of Lincoln.
- not liable to perish or decay; imperishable; everlasting.
- perpetual; lasting; constant: an immortal enemy.
- of or relating to immortal beings or immortality.
- (of a laboratory-cultured cell line) capable of dividing indefinitely.
- an immortal being.
- a person of enduring fame: Bach, Milton, El Greco, and other immortals.
- the Immortals, the 40 members of the French Academy.
- (often initial capital letter) any of the gods of classical mythology.
Origin of immortal
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Examples from the Web for immortally
The great name inseparably and immortally linked with it is that of Stanley.An African Adventure
Isaac F. Marcosson
Like Keats and Shelley, he was, and he looked, of the immortally young.Adventures among Books
There is no load too heavy for this immortally designed fabric of flesh and blood and bone to bear.The Sea Bride
Ben Ames Williams
Once in a while you penetrate through the crust of the old sameness, and see the statue forever new and immortally young.Passages From the French and Italian Notebooks, Volume 2
They had not even comic satirists to keep their names alive "immortally immerded."Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2)
John Addington Symonds
- not subject to death or decay; having perpetual life
- having everlasting fame; remembered throughout time
- everlasting; perpetual; constant
- of or relating to immortal beings or concepts
- an immortal being
- (often plural) a person who is remembered enduringly, esp an authorDante is one of the immortals
Word Origin and History for immortally
"deathless," late 14c., from Latin immortalis "deathless, undying," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + mortalis "mortal" (see mortal (adj.)). In reference to fame, literature, etc., attested from 1510s (a sense also found in classical Latin). As a noun, from mid-17c.