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English adjective: everlasting

1. everlasting continuing forever or indefinitely

SamplesThe ageless themes of love and revenge.
Eternal truths.
Life everlasting.
Hell's perpetual fires.
The unending bliss of heaven.

Synonymsaeonian, ageless, eonian, eternal, perpetual, unceasing, unending

Similarlasting, permanent

Antonymsimpermanent, temporary

2. everlasting without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers

SamplesAn arrant fool.
A complete coward.
A consummate fool.
A double-dyed villain.
Gross negligence.
A perfect idiot.
Pure folly.
What a sodding mess.
Stark staring mad.
A thoroughgoing villain.
Utter nonsense.
The unadulterated truth.

Synonymsarrant, complete, consummate, double-dyed, gross, perfect, pure, sodding, staring, stark, thoroughgoing, unadulterated, utter



English noun: everlasting

1. everlasting (plant) any of various plants of various genera of the family Compositae having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color

Synonymseverlasting flower

Broader (hypernym)composite, composite plant

Narrower (hyponym)Acroclinium roseum, Anaphalis margaritacea, cascade everlasting, cottonweed, cudweed, golden everlasting, Helichrysum bracteatum, Helichrysum secundiflorum, Helipterum manglesii, immortelle, Ozothamnus secundiflorus, pearly everlasting, pink paper daisy, pink-and-white everlasting, rhodanthe, Rhodanthe manglesii, strawflower, strawflower, Swan River everlasting, Xeranthemum annuum, yellow paper daisy

Member meronymaster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae

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