Definition of Perpetual

1. Adjective. Continuing forever or indefinitely. "The unending bliss of heaven"




2. Adjective. Uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing. "Unremitting demands of hunger"

Definition of Perpetual

1. a. Neverceasing; continuing forever or for an unlimited time; unfailing; everlasting; continuous.

Definition of Perpetual

1. Adjective. Lasting forever, or for an indefinitely long time ¹

2. Adjective. Set up to be in effect or have tenure for an unlimited duration ¹

3. Adjective. Continuing uninterrupted ¹

4. Adjective. Flowering throughout the growing season ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Perpetual

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Perpetual

perpents
perper
perpers
perpession
perpessions
perpetrable
perpetrate
perpetrated
perpetrates
perpetrating
perpetration
perpetrations
perpetrator
perpetrators
perpetuable
perpetual
perpetual-license
perpetual arrhythmia
perpetual beta
perpetual bond
perpetual bonds
perpetual calendar
perpetual license
perpetual motion
perpetual motion machine
perpetual warrant
perpetuall
perpetually
perpetually growing tooth
perpetuals

Literary usage of Perpetual

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1880)
"100) fixes the perpetual edicts in the year of Rome 086. Their institution, however, is ascribed to the year 585 in the Acta ..."

2. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"100) fixes the perpetual edicts in the year of Rome 686. Their institution, however, is ascribed to the year 585 in the Acta Diurna, which have been ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In addition to the communities and associations mentioned above, we shall here enumerate only the most important societies whose object is the Perpetual ..."

4. Transactions by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1830)
"On certain Conditions under which a Perpetual Motion is possible. ... IT is well known that perpetual motion is not possible with any laws of force with ..."

5. Principles of Physics, Or Natural Philosophy: Designed for the Use of by Benjamin Silliman (1865)
"LIMIT OF Perpetual SNOW AT DIFFERENT FLACKS. It has been observed that tho different ... Tb« limit of perpetual snow presents remarkable and inexplicable ..."

6. The Principles of German Civil Law by Ernest Joseph Schuster (1907)
"Burden and Benefit of Perpetual Charges. 368. The burden of a perpetual charge cannot be imposed on a specific part of the immovable which it affects, ..."

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