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im·mor·tal  (-môrtl)
adj.
1. Not subject to death: immortal deities; the immortal soul.
2. Never to be forgotten; everlasting: immortal words.
3. Of or relating to immortality.
4. Biology Capable of indefinite growth or division. Used of cells in culture.
n.
1. One not subject to death.
2. One whose fame is enduring.

[Middle English, from Old French immortel, from Latin immortlis; see mer- in Indo-European roots.]

im·mortal·ly adv.


immortal  /mrtl/  adj. 1 living forever: Ancient Greeks believed their gods were immortal. 2 lasting forever, eternal: Beauty and truth are immortal qualities. -n. immortality /mrtlti/. immortal

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