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1[mass noun] The ability to live forever; eternal life:‘eating the fruit gave the gods immortality’
eternal life, everlasting life, deathlessness, everlastingness, endlessness, perpetuitytimelessness, legendary statusView synonyms
- ‘The villain achieves a kind of immortality by using a device called the Lazarus Pit to rejuvenate his aged body.’
- ‘The leaden poems have won him immortality as the world's worst poet and now he is to be cast in bronze.’
- ‘A less driven woman might have been content with such generous helpings of immortality, but she was not that placid woman.’
- ‘Later, in a remarkable and rare testament to sporting immortality, he gave his name to an entire housing development.’
- ‘No one can write a book aspiring to immortality, for it would then court both ridicule and certain mortality.’
- 1.1 The quality of deserving to be remembered for a long time; timelessness:‘occasionally a guide book has achieved immortality’
- ‘Now, the problem in politics, is, very few politicians have a sense of that kind of personal immortality.’
- ‘Most television actors get one shot at immortality.’
- ‘To have your name become a verb is to achieve a certain form of immortality.’
- ‘But political passion overwhelmed aesthetic concentration, and so, outside Italy at any rate, he has forfeited literary immortality.’
- ‘In so doing it has attained a certain form of immortality.’
- ‘It wouldn't allow Istabraq a place in racing immortality.’
- ‘The complete third season is an amazing demonstration to the immortality of this show.’
- ‘Manchester United's golden partnership is heading for Old Trafford immortality.’
- ‘Both of them made their lasting claims to immortality on this windswept ridge.’
- ‘Thus, Robert Browning becomes the hero of the romance of immortality.’
- ‘Standing on the 16th tee the Dane needed two birdies over the closing three holes for a round of 62 and immortality.’
- ‘The powerlessness of kindness, of senseless kindness, is the secret of its immortality.’
- ‘Sixty minutes separate this Presentation College crew from immortality.’
- ‘Chapman believed his actions would help him achieve immortality.’
- ‘Batting towards baseball immortality, Ichiro Suzuki added two more hits last night.’
- ‘The immortality of books may, from this point of view, need less attention than efforts to contain the costs associated with their immortal accretion.’
- ‘About ten or so years ago the pair of them garnered immortality among guitar toting purveyors of extreme music.’
- ‘At this point, only quarterback Tom Brady appears destined for immortality.’
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