Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

That continues; durable; permanent.

Part of speech: noun

A durable cloth.

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Usage examples "lasting":

  1. His young companion in illness had also escaped lasting injury. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. To my lasting shame and contrition, it was not I. He was short and thick and middle- aged, and had a very jolly red face and immense whiskers- quite a common sort of man, who seemed by no means tired of life. - "Peter Ibbetson", George Du Maurier.
  3. I feel some hesitation in asking the reader to believe that a great and lasting revolution in Irish thought has been brought about in such a moment in the life of a people as twelve short years. - "Ireland In The New Century", Horace Plunkett.