Definition of everlasting adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌevəˈlɑːstɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌevərˈlæstɪŋ//
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  1. 1continuing for ever; never changing synonym eternal everlasting life/love an everlasting memory of her smile To his everlasting credit, he never told anyone what I'd done.
  2. 2(disapproving) continuing too long; repeated too often synonym constant, interminable, never-ending I'm tired of your everlasting complaints.
  3. Extra examples The memorial preserves the everlasting memory of the victims. The raven is used by the poet as a symbol of everlasting despair. To his everlasting credit, he refused to take the risk.
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