Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not perishing; lasting; durable.

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Examples

  • Titus, Trajan, Antoninus, and Constantine still live to fame in unperishing records of marble.

    Rome in the First and Nineteenth Centuries

  • He told the story of overland travel and the frontier, for his own and future generations, in what is essentially a picaresque novel, a work of unperishing fiction, founded on fact.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • His own, unfading, unsetting, unperishing brightness and bliss and love.

    Daily Strength for Daily Needs

  • Jesuits in Central America (where Las Casas has left an unperishing name); elsewhere also they were soon in the front rank.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • He told the story of overland travel and the frontier, for his own and future generations, in what is essentially a picaresque novel, a work of unperishing fiction, founded on fact.

    Mark Twain, a Biography. Complete

  • He told the story of overland travel and the frontier, for his own and future generations, in what is essentially a picaresque novel, a work of unperishing fiction, founded on fact.

    Mark Twain, a Biography — Volume I, Part 2: 1835-1866

  • Shall they who have an unperishing Treasure in Heaven, meanly stoop to grovel in the Dust of the Earth, to obtain those Riches which are destroyed by a thousand Accidents?

    Heaven the residence of the saints

  • Oh, Fernand; this may not be; and thou canst purchase the power to bestow unperishing youth, unchanging beauty upon me; the power, moreover, to transport us hence, and render us happy in inseparable companionship for long, long years to come. "

    Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf

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