Abiding meaning

ə-bīdĭng
The definition of abiding is something that continues for a very long time without changing or wavering.

An example of an abiding love would be a chocoholic’s love of chocolate.

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Lasting for a long time; enduring.

An abiding love of music.

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Continuing without change; enduring; lasting.
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Continuing or persisting in the same state; lasting; enduring. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]

An abiding belief, a deep and abiding hatred of birds.

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The action of one abides; the state of an abider. [First attested from around 1150 to 1350.]
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Present participle of abide.
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Certain; indestructible; permanent; steadfast; unaltering; unfaltering; unshakeable.
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Origin of abiding

  • From Middle English abiden (“to abide”) or abide +‎ -ing.

    From Wiktionary