What does perpetual mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ageless, aeonian, eonian, eternal, everlasting, perpetual, unending, unceasing(adj)

    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, unremitting(adj)

    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. perpetual(Adjective)

    Lasting forever, or for an indefinitely long time

  2. perpetual(Adjective)

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

  3. perpetual(Adjective)

    Continuing uninterrupted

  4. perpetual(Adjective)

    Flowering throughout the growing season

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perpetual(adj)

    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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How to say perpetual in sign language?

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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. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    In the woods is perpetual youth.

  2. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    An improper mind is a perpetual feast.

  3. Colin Powell:

    Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.

  4. Thomas Carlyle:

    In idleness there is a perpetual despair.

  5. Anonymous D:

    Loving life is the true path to perpetual youth.

Images & Illustrations of perpetual

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