I. adjective Date: 13th century 1. lasting or enduring through all time ; eternal 2. a. (1) continuing for a long time or indefinitely (2) having or being flowers or foliage that retain form or color for a long time when dried b. tediously persistent <
the everlasting sympathy-seeker who demands attention — H. A. Overstreet
3. wearing indefinitely <
everlasting twill pants
everlastingly adverbeverlastingness noun II. noun Date: 14th century 1. eternity <
from everlasting
2. capitalized god 1 — used with the 3. a. any of several chiefly composite plants (as cudweed) with flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color — compare pearly everlasting b. the flower of an everlasting

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