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undying

[uhn-dahy-ing]
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adjective
  1. deathless; unending.
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Origin of undying

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at un-1, dying
Related formsun·dy·ing·ly, adverb

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unceasing, immortal, perpetual, enduring.
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Examples from the Web for undying

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  • To his undying credit, K. Le Moyne did not laugh when he turned and saw her.

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    Mary Roberts Rinehart

  • It is a universal and undying characteristic of human nature.

  • Why, the very foundation of its sentiment is undying animosity to England.

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

  • Nor does she require to be assured of my undying love and faith.

    Victor's Triumph

    Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth

  • One hope still lived, with undying vigor, in the bosom of Henry.


British Dictionary definitions for undying

undying

adjective
  1. unending; eternal
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Derived Formsundyingly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for undying

adj.

c.1300, "immortal," from un- (1) "not" + present participle of die (v.). Figurative sense, of feelings, etc., is recorded from c.1765.

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