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Adjective: everlasting  ,e-vu(r)'lãs-ting
  1. Without qualification; used informally as an (often pejorative) intensifier
    "an everlasting fool";
    - arrant, complete, consummate, double-dyed, gross, perfect, pure, sodding, stark, staring, thorough, thoroughgoing, utter, unadulterated, rigorous
  2. Continuing forever or indefinitely
    "life everlasting";
    - ageless, aeonian, eonian [N. Amer], eternal, perpetual, unending, unceasing, eviternal [archaic]
Noun: everlasting  ,e-vu(r)'lãs-ting
  1. Any of various plants of various genera of the family Compositae having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or colour
    - everlasting flower

Derived forms: everlastings

See also: lasting, permanent, unmitigated

Type of: composite, composite plant

Part of: aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae

Encyclopedia: Everlasting