Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Lasting more than one season.

Part of speech: noun

A plant that lasts year after year.

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Usage examples "perennial":

  1. Some of Morgagni's work in clinical medicine and in pathology, as detailed in these volumes, remains of perennial interest and is often referred to. - "Makers of Modern Medicine", James J. Walsh.
  2. It is this sense of independence which arouses in Goethe a perennial enthusiasm. - "Preaching and Paganism", Albert Parker Fitch.
  3. The " religious crisis" is perennial, now taking one form, now another, but always demanding from those who have to face it the utmost of their courage, loyalty and love. - "Religious Perplexities", L. P. Jacks.