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death +‎ -less


deathless (comparative more deathless, superlative most deathless)

  1. Undying or immortal.
    • 2005, Tony Magistrale, Abject Terrors: Surveying the Modern and Postmodern Horror Film
      Like the deathless vampire who must repeat its stalk-and-kill cycle in order to satisfy a recurring blood hunger, the earliest film horrors cannibalized its literary ancestry again and again.
  2. Of a work of art or literature: conspicuously excellent, of the highest order, guaranteed not to be lost or forgotten.
    Her novels are filled with unforgettable characters and deathless prose.

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