1 continuing forever or indefinitely; "the ageless themes of love and revenge"; "eternal truths"; "life everlasting"; "hell's perpetual fires"; "the unending bliss of heaven" [syn: ageless, eternal, perpetual, unending, unceasing]
2 expletives used informally as intensifiers; "he's a blasted idiot"; "it's a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter"; "not a blessed dime"; "I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"; "he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool"; "a deuced idiot"; "tired or his everlasting whimpering"; "an infernal nuisance" [syn: blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal]
4 without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense" [syn: arrant(a), complete(a), consummate(a), double-dyed(a), everlasting(a), gross(a), perfect(a), pure(a), sodding(a), stark(a), staring(a), thoroughgoing(a), utter(a)]
5 continuing too long; "everlasting complaints" n : any of various plants of various genera of the family Compositae having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color [syn: everlasting flower]
- Lasting or enduring forever; existing or continuing without end; immortal; eternal. "The Everlasting God." Gen. xx1. 33.
- Continuing indefinitely, or during a long period; perpetual;
sometimes used, colloquially, as a strong intensive; as, "this
- I will give to thee, and to thy seed after thee . . . the land
of Canaan, for an everlasting possession. Gen xvii. 8.
- And heard thy everlasting yawn confess The pains and penalties of idleness. -Pope.
- I will give to thee, and to thy seed after thee . . . the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession. Gen xvii. 8.
Lasting or enduring forever
- Finnish: ikuinen
- Finnish: ikuinen
- Everlasting, Eternal. Eternal denotes (when taken strictly)
without beginning or end of duration; everlasting is sometimes used
in our version of the Scriptures in the sense of eternal, but in
modern usage is confined to the future, and implies no intermission
as well as no end.
- Whether we shall meet again I know not; Therefore our everlasting farewell take; Forever, and forever farewell, Cassius. -William Shakespeare.
- Everlasting life, the concept of physical or spiritual immortality
- The Everlasting (role-playing game), a roleplaying game published by Visionary Entertainment Studios
See alsoEverlast (disambiguation)
everlasting in Korean: 에버래스팅
everlasting in Japanese: Everlasting
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