- Antonyms of deciduous:
- evergreen, semi-evergreen, half-evergreen, lasting, cone-bearing, persistent, coniferous, lifelong, continuing, durable, imperishable, indefectible, indestructible, ceaseless, dateless, deathless, endless, enduring, eternal, everlasting, immortal, long-lived, permanent, perpetual, timeless, undying, unending.
- Examples of usage:
I had rather Justin beat me into submission and mental tranquillity and that I bore him an annual- probably deciduous- child.
"The Passionate Friends",Herbert George Wells.
Diaphragm thin; tendrils few, or if present, weak, usually deciduous.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing",U. P. Hedrick.
Here a scattering group of tall pines, a few thick hemlocks, and a young growth of miscellaneous deciduous trees fill up the space between two rather steep banks.
"Butterflies Worth Knowing",Clarence M. Weed.
- I had rather Justin beat me into submission and mental tranquillity and that I bore him an annual- probably deciduous- child.