AskDefine | Define immortal

Dictionary Definition

immortal adj : not subject to death [ant: mortal]

Noun

1 a person (such as an author) of enduring fame; "Shakespeare is one of the immortals"
2 any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force [syn: deity, divinity, god]

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English

Etymology

From Latin adjective immortalis, from prefix im-, not, from in-, + adjective mortalis, mortal, from mors (combining form mort-), death, + adjective suffix -alis.

Pronunciation

Adjective

immortal
  1. Not susceptible to death, never dying.

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Translations

not susceptible to death

Noun

immortal
  1. One that is not susceptible to death.
  2. A member of an elite regiment of the Persian army.
  3. A member of the Académie française.

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Extensive Definition

Immortality is a concept of eternal life. Immortality, Immortal or Immortals may also refer to:

Entertainment

In film and television:
In music:
In literature:
In games:

See also

immortal in Spanish: Inmortal
immortal in French: Immortel
immortal in Turkish: İmmortal

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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