I adjective changeless, constant, continuing, durable, enduring, eternal, everlasting, fixed, immutable, inherent, lasting, long-lasting, long-lived, long-standing, of long duration or standing, perennial, permanent, persistent, persisting, remaining, stable, staying, steadfast, sustained, unaltered, unchanged, unchanging, unshifting, unvaried, unvarying II index constant, continuance, durable, habitation (act of inhabiting), indestructible, lasting, live (existing), noncancellable, permanent, persistent, stable, steadfast, tolerance

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

adj. Certain; indestructible; permanent; steadfast; unaltering; unfaltering; unshakeable.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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