What is the meaning of perpetual?


  • Continuing forever or indefinitely.
    • usage: "the ageless themes of love and revenge"; "eternal truths"; "life everlasting"; "hell's perpetual fires"; "the unending bliss of heaven"
  • Uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing.
    • usage: "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"
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APAWordNet. (2010). perpetual. Retrieved May 26, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/perpetual/definitions/1180630
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "perpetual" http://smartdefine.org/perpetual/definitions/1180630 (accessed May 26, 2019).
HarvardWordNet 2010, perpetual, Smart Define, viewed 26 May, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/perpetual/definitions/1180630>.
MLAWordNet. "perpetual" 23 October 2010. Web. 26 May 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/perpetual/definitions/1180630>
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