Unceasing; SYN. enduring, imperishable.
ETYM Latin onstans, -antis, p. pr. of constare to stand firm, to be consistent; con- + stare to stand: cf. French constant. Related to Stand and cf. Cost.
1. Continually recurring or continuing without interruption.
2. Steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection.
ETYM Old Eng. continuel, French continuel. Related to Continue.
1. 'continual' (meaning seemingly uninterrupted) is often used interchangeably with 'continuous' (meaning without interruption).
2. Seemingly without interruption; chiefly restricted to what recurs regularly or frequently in a prolonged and closely spaced series.
Without stop or interruption.
ETYM Latin continuus, from continere to hold together. Related to Continent.
1. Continuing in time or space without interruption; SYN. uninterrupted.
2. (Mathematics) Of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity.
Lasting long time.
ETYM Latin durabilis, from durare to last: cf. French durable. Related to Dure.
1. Existing for a long time; SYN. lasting, long-lasting, long-lived.
2. Serviceable for a long time; SYN. long-wearing.
3. Very long lasting; SYN. indestructible, perdurable, undistroyable.
Continuing; not completed; undergoing transformation.
Patiently enduring continual wrongs or trouble; SYN. long-suffering.
1. Lasting for an indefinitely long period of time; SYN. eternal, lasting, eonian, aeonian.
2. (Informal) Continuing too long
ETYM Old Eng. last, latst, contr. of latest, superl. of late; akin to os. lezt, lazt, last, Dutch laatst, German letzt. Related to Late, Latest.
1. Coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining.
2. Highest in extent or degree; SYN. utmost.
3. Lowest in rank or importance; SYN. last-place, lowest.
4. Most unlikely or unsuitable.
5. Occurring at the time of death.
Lasting a long time without change
Sturdy cotton or worsted cloth
ETYM For lifelong. Related to Lifelong.
(Of time) Constituting the full extent or duration.
ETYM Latin perennis that lasts the whole year through; per through + annus year. Related to Per-, and Annual.
1. Recurring again and again; SYN. recurrent, repeated.
2. Lasting an indefinitely long time; suggesting self-renewal.
3. (Botany) Lasting three seasons or more.
ETYM Latin permanens, -entis, p. pr. of permanere to stay or remain to the end, to last; per + manere to remain: cf. French permanent. Related to Per-, and Mansion.
1. Continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place; SYN. lasting.
2. Not capable of being reversed or returned to the original condition.
ETYM Old Eng. perpetuel, French perpétuel, from Latin perpetualis, from perpetuus continuing throughout, continuous, from perpes, -etis, lasting throughout.
Never ceasing; continuing forever or for an unlimited time; unfailing; everlasting; continuous.
1. Having a beneficial use
2. Intended or able to serve a purpose without elaboration
3. Ready for service or able to give long service
ETYM Latin solidus, probably akin to sollus whole, entire, Greek: cf. French solide. Related to Consolidate,Soda, Solder, Soldier, Solemn.
1. Acting together as a single undiversified whole; SYN. unanimous.
2. Entirely of a single color throughout; SYN. self-colored, self-coloured.
3. Entirely of one substance with no holes inside.
4. Having three dimensions.
5. Incapable of being seen through.
6. Of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous.
7. Of good quality and condition; solidly built; SYN. strong, substantial.
8. Of good substantial quality.
9. Of one substance or character throughout.
10. Turned into or covered with thick ice.
11. Uninterrupted in space; having no gaps or breaks.
ETYM Old Eng. estable, French stable, from Latin stabilis, from stare to stand. Related to Stand, Establish.
1. Firm and dependable; subject to little fluctuation.
2. Maintaining equilibrium.
3. Not taking part readily in chemical change.
4. Resistant to change of position or condition.
ETYM Latin stationarius: cf. French stationnaire. Related to Stationer.
1. Not capable of being moved.
2. Standing still.
Rimski car, umro 117 n.e.
U srpskom narodu postoji izreka, "U cara Trojana kozje uši", pouka "Nikakva se tajna na svetz ne može sakriti".
(Marcus Ulpius Trajanus) (AD 52-117) Roman emperor and soldier, born in Seville. He was adopted as heir by Nerva, whom he succeeded AD 98.
He was a just and conscientious ruler, corresponded with Pliny about the Christians, and conquered Dacia (Romania) 101–07 and much of Parthia (113–17), bringing the empire to its greatest extent. Trajan’s Column, erected in the Forum he had constructed, commemorates his Dacian victories.