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Lastingness   Listen
lastingness  n.  Permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force.
Synonyms: durability, enduringness, strength.

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"Lastingness" Quotes from Famous Books

... had not been inside the Museum, actually, since he and Hilda used to meet there; sometimes to set out for gay adventures at Twickenham or Richmond, sometimes to linger about the place for a while and to ponder by Lord Elgin's marbles upon the lastingness of some things, or, in the mummy room, upon the awful brevity of others. Since then Bartley had always thought of the British Museum as the ultimate repository of mortality, where all the dead things in the world were assembled to make one's hour of youth the more precious. One trembled ...
— Alexander's Bridge and The Barrel Organ • Willa Cather and Alfred Noyes

Words linked to "Lastingness" :   tensile strength, everlastingness, continuity, enduringness, persistence, permanence

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