timeless

[ tahym-lis ]
/ ˈtaɪm lɪs /

adjective

without beginning or end; eternal; everlasting.
referring or restricted to no particular time: the timeless beauty of great music.

Nearby words

  1. time-worn,
  2. timecard,
  3. timed-release,
  4. timekeeper,
  5. timekeeping,
  6. timelessly,
  7. timeline,
  8. timeline bar,
  9. timely,
  10. timeo danaos et dona ferentes

Origin of timeless

First recorded in 1550–60; time + -less

Related formstime·less·ly, adverbtime·less·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for timeless

timeless

/ (ˈtaɪmlɪs) /

adjective

unaffected or unchanged by time; ageless
eternal
an archaic word for untimely
Derived Formstimelessly, adverbtimelessness, noun

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Word Origin and History for timeless

timeless

adj.

"eternal," 1620s, from time (n.) + -less. Earlier it meant "ill-timed" (1550s). Related: Timelessly; timelessness.

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