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Perdurable

[pər-DUR-ə-bl]

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Middle English, 14th century

1.

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. "

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About Perdurable

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.

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