Origin of perennial
OTHER WORDS FROM perennialper·en·ni·al·i·ty, nounper·en·ni·al·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH perennialannual, perennial
How to use perennial in a sentence
It wasn’t until the 1990s that a series of high-profile protests, wildlife protections for animals like the northern spotted owl, and court cases made the Northwest’s old-growth forests the center of a perennial conservation battle.
You may have heard about Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente, the local millionaire who’s a perennial candidate for president and has run for a very long list of other offices around the nation too.Politics Report: Winners and Losers Special Edition|Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts|November 7, 2020|Voice of San Diego
They said that the best chance Ossoff and Warnock had came on this first ballot when turnout was so high for the presidential race, calling Ossoff a “perennial loser” who already lost a special election for a House seat in 2017.Control of the Senate heads into overtime as Georgia braces for runoff elections|Paul Kane|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Will Taylor, gear directorOne of my perennial struggles as a very short runner is finding tights that fit properly.
It revisits a highly contentious and perennial debate in criminal justice reform that has been playing out across the country.Here are the main tech ballot initiatives that passed in this election|Abby Ohlheiser|November 4, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Since the beginning of the decade, the Badgers have reached the Rose Bowl three times and have perennially been in the Top-25.How The University of Wisconsin Badgers Are Bucking the Big Ten Ticket Flop|Brian Weidy|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the world of video gaming, the debate about violence is perennially argued and never quite resolved.Playing Violent Video Games Makes You a Better Person, Study Says|Kevin Zawacki|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Haskins will perennially be attached to the indelible Saved By the Bell principal.The Most Random Old TV Stars to Appear on ‘Mad Men’|Kevin Fallon|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They went 13-19, good enough for sixth place in the perennially-unimpressive Big West Conference.The March Madness Teams to Cheer If Yours Got Bounced|Ben Teitelbaum|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Campaign finance issues are perennially a low priority to voters.
Besides, the mortifying experience at the Paris Exposition has dampened even my perennially youthful enthusiasm.In Search of the Unknown|Robert W. Chambers
It is perennially delightful; in France it has been dramatized, and is still played.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
But to go back to that perennially interesting question, Concerning Servants; put down $200 under Service.Living on a Little|Caroline French Benton
But a part of the mistrust lies in the fact that it is not vision but the perennially half-doubted hearing that is in issue.Criminal Psychology|Hans Gross
But—to hark back to the butcher and apothecary—verses are perennially made upon Pg 149Mr.Adventures in Criticism|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch