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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


Similarunmitigated


Antonymsmitigated


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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