Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Middle English, 14th century
Enduring continuously; imperishable.
Examples of Perdurable in a sentence
"My grandfather always claimed his love for my grandmother was perdurable."
"One selling point of cast-iron cookware is how seemingly perdurable it is. "
Popularity Over Time
This word is from late Middle English via Old French. It originates from the late Latin “perdurabilis,” which stems from Latin “perdurare,” meaning “endure.” “Per-” is throughout and “durare” means “to last.”
Did you Know?
It’s easy to mistake “perdurable” for another adjective, “perturable,” because there’s only one letter difference. However, “perdurable” means long-lasting; “perturable” means testy or prickly in temperament.