Definition of deathless in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdeTHləs/


chiefly literary, humorous
Immortal: deathless beauty he died before his song could be recorded, but his compositions are deathless
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  • Nor do I think the books are especially brilliant, beyond the undeniable genius of crossbreeding the various deathless genres of children's fantasy to spin a yarn both traditional and contemporary in its appeal.
  • While the singer looks ageless and deathless, she is a lot older than that.
  • Not exactly deathless prose, but David was happy with it.



Example sentences
  • But if King Kong these days doesn't quite ‘work’ as the spectacle it was intended as, it nonetheless justifies its deathlessness.
  • Man longs not so much for deathlessness as for wholeness, wisdom, goodness, and godliness.
  • But is deathlessness really a scientific possibility?

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Syllabification: death·less

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