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Definition of "immortal" []

  • Not subject to death: immortal deities; the immortal soul. (adjective)
  • Never to be forgotten; everlasting: immortal words. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to immortality. (adjective)
  • Biology Capable of indefinite growth or division. Used of cells in culture. (adjective)
  • One not subject to death. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "immortal" in a sentence
  • "My immortals cannot be killed (hence the term immortal and it's explained in the story) but life can become uncomfortable for them (also explained in the story) so they still have rudimentary towns and such for social interaction, trade, and comfort."
  • "The part of them worthy of the name immortal, which is called divine and is the guiding principle of those who are willing to follow justice and you — of that divine part I will myself sow the seed, and having made a beginning, I will hand the work over to you."
  • "He saw a chance to perform a great service and make his name immortal."