Definition of deathless in English:



literary, humorous
  • Immortal.

    ‘deathless beauty’
    ‘he died before his song could be recorded, but his compositions are deathless’
    • ‘But in all the ways that matter, Bell effectively was Holmes, or became Holmes, through the deathless art of Conan Doyle, Bell's most famous pupil.’
    • ‘Inevitably, one's mind is cast back to the deathless moment when they were swept off their feet by the sea - nothing compared to the tidal wave about to engulf another Canute.’
    • ‘While the singer looks ageless and deathless, she is a lot older than that.’
    • ‘Immortality, the birthless and deathless state of nirvana, lies beyond this cycle of the wheel of life.’
    • ‘It's something that utopians like to forget in their deathless faith in the perfectibility of man.’
    • ‘Not deathless literature, but entertainment with as high a reverberation as you can go for.’
    • ‘I'm trying to become a better writer, because it's something I love, but I'm not trying all that hard to write deathless prose, here.’
    • ‘The true individuality of a man is the same in a king, as well as a beggar, the saint, as well as the sinner which is: sacred, divine and deathless.’
    • ‘As he recovers and continues his walk down the corridor of the office block on the North Circular, I am to emerge from behind the soft drinks and utter the deathless words: ‘Ah, Daniel.’’
    • ‘The set is inspired by the photography of Jake Rajs, whose arid landscapes and endless, empty roads capture the deathless mystery of the desert.’
    • ‘He is, on the one hand, the man behind both early - 1990s pre-teen trio Hanson and the Baha Men's deathless novelty hit, Who Let the Dogs Out?’
    • ‘Not exactly deathless prose, but David was happy with it.’
    • ‘Hardly surprisingly, no deathless prose has been written on ‘The Idea of the Tertiary Education Sector’.’
    • ‘He tells us, via a specific historical account, of His creation of a good world, in six earth-rotation days - ruined by sin, and still to be restored to a sinless, deathless condition.’
    • ‘Nor do I think the books are especially brilliant, beyond the undeniable genius of crossbreeding the various deathless genres of children's fantasy to spin a yarn both traditional and contemporary in its appeal.’
    • ‘In 2001, the duo anonymously released a single called Soft, which sampled Chicago's deathless 1976 number one If You Leave Me Now.’
    • ‘Pierce Brosnan plays James Bond for what will likely be the last time in Die Another Day, the latest in the deathless series.’
    • ‘And so when those journalists Google themselves, guess who pops up early and often, making fun of their deathless prose?’
    • ‘His description of the epic on Garrick's Shelf is typical: ‘The day's route led us through snow and ice scenery of deathless beauty.’’
    • ‘All that has changed - and every one of our deathless chums may now be seen on video, cable TV and at Beanoland in the Chessington World of Adventures.’
    immortal, undying, imperishable, inextinguishable, indestructible, unfading, enduring, everlasting, perpetual, eternal
    timeless, ageless, memorable
    sempiternal, perdurable
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