Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character or state of being undying; immortal.

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  • noun The property of being undying; immortality.

Etymologies

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undying +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Across its long history humankind has deified most of the things around it that has seemed, to its impermanent eyes, to possess undyingness: the natural world, the sun and stars, the sea and rivers, they were all here before we were and they'll all be here after we've gone.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Across its long history humankind has deified most of the things around it that has seemed, to its impermanent eyes, to possess undyingness: the natural world, the sun and stars, the sea and rivers, they were all here before we were and they'll all be here after we've gone.

    This microscopic god

  • Thus it was, that, drawing wild inferences from phenomena of the mind and heart common to people who, by some morbid action within themselves, are set ajar with the world, Septimius continued still to come round to that strange idea of undyingness which had recently taken possession of him.

    Septimius Felton, or, The elixir of life

  • Thus it was that, drawing wild inferences from phenomena of the mind and heart common to people who, by some morbid action within themselves, are set ajar with the world, Septimius continued still to come round to that strange idea of undyingness which had recently taken possession of him.

    Septimius Felton, or, the Elixir of Life

  • That way you get to keep the symbolic affirmation of undyingness - Only him!

    infinite thØught

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