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immortal

im·mor·tal

immortal

pronunciation:
ih mor tl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: never dying; living forever.
In that story, all the vampires were immortal.
synonyms:
everlasting
antonyms:
mortal
similar words:
endless, perennial, perpetual
definition 2: lasting forever in memory or in fame.
Shakespeare's poetry is immortal.
synonyms:
everlasting
similar words:
endless, perennial, perpetual
derivation: immortally (adv.)
Word Parts
The word immortal contains the following parts:
im-2 Latin prefix that means not, without
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The prefix im-2 occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of in-2 used before roots beginning with the letter "m," "p," and "b." See in-2.
mort Latin root that means death
synonyms:
necr, necro