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1. perpetual

adjective. ['pɝˈpɛtʃuːəl'] continuing forever or indefinitely.

Synonyms

  • unceasing
  • unending
  • ageless
  • lasting
  • everlasting
  • eonian
  • eternal
  • permanent

Antonyms

  • short
  • caducous
  • mitigated
  • reversible

Etymology

  • perpetualis (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Perpetual

  • annual
  • asexual
  • audiovisual
  • biannual
  • bisexual
  • conceptual
  • consensual
  • consensual
  • continual
  • contractual
  • eventual
  • eventual
  • factual
  • gradual
  • habitual
  • ineffectual
  • intellectual
  • intellectual
  • manual
  • massmutual

How do you pronounce perpetual?

Pronounce perpetual as pərˈpɛʧuəl.

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Example sentences of the word perpetual


1. Adjective
Counting inventory on a continual basis is not a requirement of the perpetual inventory method.

Quotes containing the word perpetual


1. The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.
- John Buchan

2. I'm actually a perpetual 13-year-old. I've never advanced beyond 13. Every day, tomorrow is my 14th birthday. That's my kind of humor.
- Terry Crews

3. There is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity of mind while we live here; because life itself is but motion, and can never be without desire, nor without fear, no more than without sense.
- Thomas Hobbes

2. perpetual

adjective. ['pɝˈpɛtʃuːəl'] uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing.

Synonyms

  • constant
  • unceasing
  • ceaseless
  • never-ending
  • uninterrupted
  • incessant
  • unremitting

Antonyms

  • eradicable
  • unstable
  • changeable
  • impermanence

Etymology

  • perpetualis (Latin)
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