Anything imperishable is made to last, like a marble statue or true love. Imperishable things endure.

To perish is to die. Things that are imperishable don't. You may have heard of perishable food, the kind that will go bad eventually, like fresh fruit or a ham sandwich. Imperishable foods will always be fine to eat, like a bag of dried beans. There can also be imperishable ideas and beliefs, like imperishable hope or imperishable truth. Certain heroes like James Bond seem to be imperishable, especially in the movie Never Say Die.

Definitions of imperishable
  1. adjective
    not perishable
    durable, indestructible, perdurable, undestroyable
    very long lasting
    not subject to decay
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    liable to perish; subject to destruction or death or decay
    easily destroyed
    capable of being decomposed by e.g. bacteria
    decayable, putrefiable, putrescible, spoilable
    liable to decay or spoil or become putrid
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  2. adjective
    imperishable truths”
    synonyms: abiding, enduring
    lasting, permanent
    continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place
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