undying

[ uhn-dahy-ing ]
/ ʌnˈdaɪ ɪŋ /

adjective

deathless; unending.

Nearby words

  1. undulative,
  2. undulatory,
  3. undulatory theory,
  4. undulatus,
  5. unduly,
  6. une,
  7. unearned,
  8. unearned income,
  9. unearned increment,
  10. unearned run

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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British Dictionary definitions for undying

undying

/ (ʌnˈdaɪɪŋ) /

adjective

unending; eternal
Derived Formsundyingly, adverb

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Word Origin and History for undying

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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