What does the word immemorial mean?

    Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Reaching back beyond memory.

Usage examples for immemorial

  1. In 1876 there were but 5 time- immemorial lodges, and 18 Provincial Grand Lodges. – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  2. There, in the slowly fading light of the long mountain afternoon, the two young Anglo- Saxons poured out their souls in a game with the immemorial instinct of their race, fierce, grim, intent, every capacity of body and will- power brought into play, everything else in the world forgotten.... – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield