What does abiding mean?

abiding meaning in General Dictionary

Continuing lasting

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  • enduring a number of years
  • of Abide
  • Continuing; lasting.

abiding meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., "enduring," present participle adjective from abide (v.).

abiding meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abide

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  • (a.) Continuing; enduring.

Sentence Examples with the word abiding

And brave as he might be, it was that sort of bravery chiefly, visible in some intrepid men, which, while generally abiding firm in the conflict with seas, or winds, or whales, or any of the ordinary irrational horrors of the world, yet cannot withstand those more terrific, because more spiritual terrors, which sometimes menace you from the concentrating brow of an enraged and mighty man.

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