immortal
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ɪˈmɔɹtəl/
  • (RP) IPA: /ɪˈmɔːtəl/
Adjective

immortal (not comparable)

  1. Not susceptible to death; living forever; never dying.
  2. Never to be forgotten; that merits being always remembered.
    his immortal words
  3. Connected with or relating to immortality.
    • c. 1606–1607, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Anthonie and Cleopatra”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act V, scene ii]:
      I have immortal longings in me.
  4. (obsolete) Exceedingly great; excessive; grievous.
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immortal (plural immortals)

  1. One who is not susceptible to death.
  2. A member of an elite regiment of the Persian army.
  3. A member of the Académie française.
  4. (Internet) An administrator of a multi-user dungeon; a wizard.
    • 1999, "Corey Crawford", RECRUITING: [circle] Tazmania/Middle Sphere: Admin, Builders, Immortals (on newsgroup rec.games.mud.announce)
      Tazmania/Middle Sphere is in need of builders, admin, and immortals. […] Immortals do not need experiance[sic].
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