What does timeless mean?

Definitions for timeless
ˈtaɪm lɪstime·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dateless, timelessadjective

    unaffected by time

    "few characters are so dateless as Hamlet"; "Helen's timeless beauty"


  1. timelessadjective


  2. timelessadjective

    not affected by time; ageless

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Timelessadjective

    Etymology: from time.

    Nor fits it to prolong the heav’nly feast
    Timeless, indecent, but retire to rest. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.

    A pack of sorrows, which would press you down,
    If unprevented, to your timeless grave. William Shakespeare.

    Noble Gloster’s death,
    Who wrought it with the king, and who perform’d
    The bloody office of his timeless end. William Shakespeare, Rich. II.


  1. timeless

    Timeless refers to anything that is not affected by the passage of time or changes in fashion, remaining relevant, aesthetically pleasing, or valuable irrespective of period or age. It can refer to ideas, art, literature, fashion, values, or any entity that maintains its significance and does not become obsolete or outdated.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Timelessadjective

    done at an improper time; unseasonable; untimely

  2. Timelessadjective

    done or occurring before the proper time; premature; immature; as, a timeless grave

  3. Timelessadjective

    having no end; interminable; unending


  1. Timeless

    Timeless is a collaborative album, recorded and released by Brazilian artist Sérgio Mendes, and produced by American rapper, songwriter and producer will.i.am. The album was released on February 13, 2006. The album features many neo soul and alternative hip hop guest artists, including John Legend, Q-Tip and Justin Timberlake. The album was produced entirely by will.i.am, and was released via Concord Records and the will.i.am Music Group. The album's lead single, "Mas Que Nada", was featured on commercials for both Joga Bonito and Nike Football, as well EA Sports' NBA Live 07 and the 2006 FIFA World Cup video games. Two further singles were released from the album: "That Heat", and "Yes Yes Y'all". The album reaches across styles, combining neo soul, bossa nova, samba, hip hop, and even flavors of reggaeton.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of timeless in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of timeless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of timeless in a Sentence

  1. Prince Ali:

    Friends I stand here in this ancient place in the timeless heart of Amman to once again launch my candidacy for the Presidency of Fifa, let me be clear, I want to finish what we started.

  2. Aloo Denish Obiero:

    Christmas is a timeless tale of hope, love, and the profound art of selfless giving.

  3. Michelle Christensen:

    I ’m hoping it will be just as timeless, but appropriate for the modern supercar customer.

  4. Roger McGuinn:

    I think what makes the Byrds stand up all these years is the basis in folk music. Folk music, being a timeless art form, is the foundation of the Byrds. We were all from a folk background. We considered ourselves folk singers even when we strapped on electric instruments and dabbled in different things.

  5. Joshua Gillespie:

    I just think The Muppets are something so timeless, and I think the reason why is they've never tried to be timely. They've always been sort of irreverent.

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    (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
    A extroversive
    B ravening
    C tacky
    D occlusive

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