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



    BrE BrE//ɪˈmɔːtl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈmɔːrtl//
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  1. 1that lives or lasts for ever The soul is immortal. In the poem, Satan vows revenge and immortal hate. He believed himself immortal. She believed that her immortal soul was in danger. opposite mortal
  2. 2famous and likely to be remembered for ever the immortal Goethe In the immortal words of Henry Ford, ‘If it ain't broke, don't fix it.’
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin immortalis, from in- ‘not’ + mortalis, from mors, mort- ‘death’.
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