Perpetual meaning

pər-pĕcho͝o-əl
Lasting forever; never-ending.

Conceived heaven as a state of perpetual bliss.

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Blooming continuously throughout the growing season.
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Continuing or being so for an indefinitely long time.

Found themselves in perpetual debt; felt like a perpetual outsider.

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Flowering throughout the growing season.
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Continuing indefinitely without interruption; unceasing; constant.

A perpetual nuisance.

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A perpetual plant; esp., a variety of perpetual hybrid rose.
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Lasting or enduring forever or for an indefinitely long time; eternal; permanent.
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The definition of perpetual is something that goes on or lasts forever or an extremely long time.

An example of perpetual is love between a mother and child.

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Set up to be in effect or have tenure for an unlimited duration.
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Flowering throughout the growing season.
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Lasting forever, or for an indefinitely long time.
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Origin of perpetual

  • Middle English perpetuel from Old French from Latin perpetuālis from perpetuus continuous per- per- petere to go toward pet- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin perpetualis (“universal").

    From Wiktionary