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Definitions for perpetual
pərˈpɛtʃ u əlper·pet·u·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ageless, aeonian, eonian, eternal, everlasting, perpetual, unending, unceasingadjective

    continuing forever or indefinitely

    "the ageless themes of love and revenge"; "eternal truths"; "life everlasting"; "hell's perpetual fires"; "the unending bliss of heaven"

  2. ceaseless, constant, incessant, never-ending, perpetual, unceasing, unremittingadjective

    uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing

    "the ceaseless thunder of surf"; "in constant pain"; "night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city"; "the never-ending search for happiness"; "the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy"; "man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation"; "unremitting demands of hunger"

Wiktionary

  1. perpetualadjective

    Lasting forever, or for an indefinitely long time

  2. perpetualadjective

    Set up to be in effect or have tenure for an unlimited duration

  3. perpetualadjective

    Continuing uninterrupted

  4. perpetualadjective

    Flowering throughout the growing season

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perpetualadjective

    neverceasing; continuing forever or for an unlimited time; unfailing; everlasting; continuous

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Perpetual

    per-pet′ū-al, adj. never ceasing: everlasting: not temporary.—adv. Perpet′ually.—Perpetual curate, a curate of a parish where there was neither rector nor vicar, the tithes being in the hands of a layman—abolished in 1868, every incumbent not a rector now being a vicar; Perpetual motion, motion of a machine arising from forces within itself, constantly kept up without any force from without; Perpetual screw, an endless screw. [Fr. perpétuel—L. perpetuus, continuous.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of perpetual in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of perpetual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of perpetual in a Sentence

  1. Elbert Hubbard:

    The recipe for perpetual ignorance is be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.

  2. Robert Louis Stephenson:

    Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.

  3. Jeff Davidson:

    Considering all that competes for your time and attention, if you don’t actively take steps to simplify your life and carve out what I call “breathing space,” you will most certainly find yourself in a perpetual state of overwhelm.

  4. Chuck Carlson:

    There seems to be this perpetual stream of kind of quasi-negative news surrounding some of the really big market cap stocks, like Apple particularly, and anytime you have got Apple misbehaving that tends to put a damper on the averages.

  5. Orison Swett Marden:

    If you do not feel yourself growing in your work and your life broadening and deepening, if your task is not a perpetual tonic to you, you have not found your place.

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    a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    • A. anil
    • B. contempt
    • C. snap
    • D. jab

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