Definition of perpetually in English:



  • In a way that never ends or changes; constantly.

    ‘perpetually hungry teenage boys’
    ‘she seems perpetually to have a mournful look on her face’
    • ‘Orwell shows how words become their opposite in the hands of the perpetually braying party line.’
    • ‘His work is perpetually aggravating.’
    • ‘Hers is a universe of pampered, good-looking delicate people who appear perpetually malcontent in the face of privilege.’
    • ‘Their weird, unpredictable nature makes them appear to have sprung from a perpetually opened Pandora's box.’
    • ‘In his analyses, the rubric becomes a sort of mystical triangle whose terms seem perpetually to transmute into one another.’
    • ‘Happy to be the guinea pig, he is perpetually remodeling his house.’
    • ‘Curiously, his apartment seems to be perpetually cast in shadows.’
    • ‘He keeps the focus perpetually on the spinning basketball, accentuating its heroic appeal.’
    • ‘To be perpetually supported by government also means a certain amount of kowtowing, which is limiting for anyone.’
    • ‘It's neither new nor revolutionary for a motion picture to be presented from the point-of-view of someone who is perpetually stoned.’