unperishable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ perishable

Adjective[edit]

unperishable ‎(comparative more unperishable, superlative most unperishable)

  1. Not perishable.
    • 1891, Joseph Addison and Richard Steele, The Spectator, Volumes 1, 2 and 3[1]:
      This venerable Person is represented looking forward as it were from the Verge of extreme Old Age, into a future State, and rising into a Contemplation on the unperishable Part of his Nature, and its Existence after Death.
    • 1912, Charles E Young, Dangers of the Trail in 1865[2]:
      The perishable goods were placed in the large warehouses but the unperishable were covered with tarpaulin and left where unloaded.