Definition of Everlasting

1. Noun. Any of various plants of various genera of the family Compositae having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color.

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

3. Adjective. Without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers. "The unadulterated truth"

Definition of Everlasting

1. a. Lasting or enduring forever; exsisting or continuing without end; immortal; eternal.

2. n. Eternal duration, past or future; eternity.

Definition of Everlasting

1. Adjective. Lasting or enduring forever; existing or continuing without end; immortal; eternal. ¹

2. Adjective. Continuing indefinitely, or during a long period; perpetual; sometimes used, colloquially, as a strong intensive; ''as'', "this everlasting nonsense". ¹

3. Adjective. (philosophy) existing with infinite temporal duration (as opposed to existence outside of time) ¹

4. Noun. An everlasting flower. ¹

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Definition of Everlasting

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Medical Definition of Everlasting

1. 1. Lasting or enduring forever; exsisting or continuing without end; immoral; eternal. "The Everlasting God." 2. Continuing indefinitely, or during a long period; perpetual; sometimes used, colloquially, as a strong intensive; as, this everlasting nonsence. "I will give to thee, and to thy seed after thee . . . The land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession." (Gen xvii. 8) "And heard thy everlasting yawn confess The pains and penalties of idleness." (Pope) Synonym: Eternal, immortal, interminable, endless, never-ending, infinite, unceasing, uninterrupted, continual, unintermitted, incessant. - Everlasting, Eternal. Eternal denotes (when taken strictly) without beginning or end of duration; everlasting is sometimes used in our version of the Scriptures in the sense of eternal, but in modern usage is confined to the future, and implies no intermission as well as no end. "Whether we shall meet again I know not; Therefore our everlasting farewell take; Forever, and forever farewell, Cassius." (Shak) Everlasting flower. Sane as Everlasting. Everlasting pea, an ornamental plant (Lathyrus latifolius) related to the pea; so called because it is perennial. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Everlasting

evergreen huckleberry
evergreen magnolia
evergreen millet
evergreen oak
evergreen plant
evergreen thorn
evergreen winterberry
evergreen wood fern
everlasting (current term)
everlasting flower
everlasting flowers
everlasting pea

Literary usage of Everlasting

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1. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"ters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands for my name's sake, shall receive a hundred fold, and shall inherit everlasting life," Matt. xlx. ..."

2. Spectator (The)by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison (1836)
"By this meant г member of the everlasting club never ... and continuation of the everlasting club, I shoul here endeavour to say something of the manner and ..."

3. A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages by Henry Charles Lea (1888)
"Suddenly, in 1254, Paris was startled with the appearance of a book under the title of " The everlasting Gospel"—a name derived from the Apocalypse—" And I ..."

4. A Journal Or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian by George Fox, William Penn, Margaret Askew Fell Fox (1839)
"the false church that was got up since ; and to shew, that now the 1 everlasting gospel was preached over the head of the whore, beast, false prophets, ..."

5. A History of the Inquisition of Spain by Henry Charles Lea (1887)
"Already, in 1200, the spirit of life had abandoned the Old and New Testaments in order to give place to the everlasting Gospel, ..."

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