KJV Dictionary Definition: immortal


IMMOR'TAL, a. L. immortalis. See Mortal.

1. Having no principle of alteration or corruption; exempt from death; having life or being that shall never end; as an immortal soul.

To the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honor and glory forever. 1 Tim.1.

2. Never ending; everlasting; continual.

I have

Immortal longings in me.

3. Perpetual; having unlimited existence.

A corporation is called an immortal being.

4. Destined to live in all the ages of this world; imperishable; as immortal fame.

So Homer is called the immortal bard.


IMMORTAL'ITY, n. The quality of never ceasing to live or exist; exemption from death and annihilation; life destined to endure without end; as the immortality of the human soul.

--Jesus Christ, who hath abolished death, and hath brought life and immortality to light through the gospel. 2 Tim.1.

1. Exemption from oblivion.

2. Perpetuity; existence not limited; as the immortality of a corporation.


IMMORTALIZA'TION, n. The act of immortalizing.



1. To render immortal; to make perpetual; to cause to live or exist while the world shall endure. The Iliad has immortalized the name of Homer.

Alexander had no Homer to immortalize his guilty name.

2. To exempt from oblivion; to make perpetual.

IMMOR'TALIZE, v.i. To become immortal. Not in use.


IMMOR'TALIZED, pp. Rendered immortal or perpetual.


IMMOR'TALIZING, ppr. Making immortal or perpetual.


IMMOR'TALLY, adv. With endless existence; with exemption from death.