Associations to the word «Everlasting»


EVERLASTING, adjective. Lasting or enduring forever; existing or continuing without end; immortal; eternal.
EVERLASTING, adjective. Continuing indefinitely, or during a long period; perpetual; sometimes used, colloquially, as a strong intensive.
EVERLASTING, adjective. (philosophy) Existing with infinite temporal duration (as opposed to existence outside of time).
EVERLASTING, adverb. (colloquial) Extremely.
EVERLASTING, noun. An everlasting flower.
EVERLASTING, noun. A cloth fabric for shoes, etc.
EVERLASTING FLOWER, noun. Any of various species of flower of the genera Gnaphalium, Helichrysum, Anaphalis, or Antennaria.
EVERLASTING FLOWERS, noun. Plural of everlasting flower

Dictionary definition

EVERLASTING, noun. Any of various plants of various genera of the family Compositae having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color.
EVERLASTING, adjective. Continuing forever or indefinitely; "the ageless themes of love and revenge"; "eternal truths"; "life everlasting"; "hell's perpetual fires"; "the unending bliss of heaven".
EVERLASTING, adjective. 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"; "the unadulterated truth".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.