imperishableness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n imperishableness the property of being resistant to decay "he advertised the imperishability of the product"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n imperishableness The quality of being imperishable. imperishably (im-per'i-sha-bli), adverb So as to be imperishable.
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Usage

In literature:

This stone is imperishable.
"The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1" by Gilbert White
It stood recorded against them in the imperishable books of Heaven.
"Paul Gerrard" by W.H.G. Kingston
But it is in its conception of Christ that Paul's gospel wears its imperishable crown.
"The Life of St. Paul" by James Stalker
More noble than any other word, imperishable, says Manu, it is eternal as Brahma himself.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
YET HIS BODY IS SO IMPERISHABLY EMBALMED THAT, IF NOT DESTROYED BY FIRE.
"A Fantasy of Mediterranean Travel" by S. G. Bayne
Truly the comic essence is imperishable.
"Views and Reviews Essays in appreciation" by William Ernest Henley
Yet it lacked the magic and the beauty that made imperishable the joy of the swimming pool summer.
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie
Through the medium of art, modes of life long past away can leave their imperishable and living mementos.
"Human Traits and their Social Significance" by Irwin Edman
To them I will still be here, standing over them, gigantic, imperishable.
"The Worshippers" by Damon Francis Knight
The point is that we have in them an imperishable picture of the life of a vanished world.
"The Booklover and His Books" by Harry Lyman Koopman
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In poetry:

Has earth no charms beyond the power
Of mournful change? Yes! Virtue's bloom
And Truth's imperishable dower
Are not subjected to the tomb.
"Virtue and Truth Immortal" by John Bowring
Oh, the imperishable things
That hands and lips as well as words
Shall speak! Oh movement of white wings,
Oh wheeling galaxies of birds ...!
"Italy" by Aldous Huxley
Ultimate issues, primal springs,
Demands, abasements, penalties —
The imperishable plinth of things
Seen and unseen, that touch our peace.
"The Reformers" by Rudyard Kipling
Not with her ruined silver spires,
Not with her cities shamed and rent,
Perish the imperishable fires
That shape the homestead from the tent.
"Belgium" by Edith Wharton
Keep thou thy dreams–the tissue of all wings
Is woven first of them; from dreams are made
The precious and imperishable things
Whose loveliness lives on, and does not fade.
"Dreams" by Virna Sheard
And offers incense in her heart, as on
An altar sacred unto God. The dawn
Of an imperishable love passed through
The lattice of my senses, and I, too,
Did offer incense in that solemn place–
A woman's heart made pure and sanctified by grace.
"Sonnet" by Charles Sangster

In news:

The Royal Newfoundland Regiment won imperishable renown in the Great War of 1914-18.
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