immortality

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Borrowed from Old French immortalité, from Latin immortālitās.

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immortality (countable and uncountable, plural immortalities)

  1. (religion, mythology, biology) The condition of being immortal.
    1. Never dying
      In Greek mythology, Tithonus was granted immortality but not eternal youth.
    2. Being remembered forever
      • 2018 May 4, Tom English, “Steven Gerrard: A 'seriously clever or recklessly stupid' Rangers appointment”, in BBC Sport[1]:
        You have to salute Gerrard's bravery in accepting the challenge of trying to turn Rangers around given that he has zero experience in senior management. Immortality beckons if he does it.


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