Definitions for perpetual
pərˈpɛtʃ u əlper·pet·u·al
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word perpetual.
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"
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"
Lasting forever, or for an indefinitely long time
Set up to be in effect or have tenure for an unlimited duration
Flowering throughout the growing season
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: perpetuel, Fr. perpetuus, Latin.
Mine is a love, which must perpetual be,
If you can be so just as I am true. Dryden.
Within those banks rivers now
Stream, and perpetual draw their humid train. John Milton.
By the muscular motion and perpetual flux of the liquids, a great part of them is thrown out of the body. Arbuthnot.
A perpetual screw hath the motion of a wheel and the force of a screw, being both infinite. John Wilkins, Math. Magick.
neverceasing; continuing forever or for an unlimited time; unfailing; everlasting; continuous
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of perpetual in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of perpetual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
Justice is the constant and perpetual will to allot to every man his due.
The double law of attraction and radiation or of sympathy and antipathy, of fixedness and movement, which is the principle of Creation, and the perpetual cause of life.
Constancy in love is a perpetual inconstancy, in which the heart attaches itself successively to each of the lover's qualities, giving preference now to one, now to another.
In the woods is perpetual youth.
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