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English adjective: perpetual

1. perpetual 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, everlasting, unceasing, unending


Similarlasting, permanent


Antonymsimpermanent, temporary

2. perpetual uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing


SamplesThe ceaseless thunder of surf.
In constant pain.
Night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city.
The never-ending search for happiness.
The perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy.
Man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation.
Unremitting demands of hunger.


Synonymsceaseless, constant, incessant, never-ending, unceasing, unremitting


Similarcontinuous, uninterrupted


Antonymsnoncontinuous, discontinuous









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