eternal

[ ih-tur-nl ]SEE DEFINITION OF eternal

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ETERNAL

Under the eternal urge of freedom we became an independent Nation.

This is the eternal agreement, but an agreement of which we find it difficult to accept the terms.

The preacher was trying to explain to us the eternal duration of God's punishment.

They seemed to rise from some eternal deep within her, yet not to be of her making.

But Amy was the wife of Cornelius, and that made an eternal difference.

It was the Eternal Grace which had pity upon her, and restored her illusions.

It is a manifestation of the Eternal Grace, and never has it overpowered me so energetically as now.

These lines are to tell you that your mother went to her eternal sleep when you were born.

Why should she persist in this eternal search for this impossible condition?

A woman's face looked up at me; it was the picture of eternal rest.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French eternel or directly from Late Latin aeternalis, from Latin aeternus "of an age, lasting, enduring, permanent, endless," contraction of aeviternus "of great age," from aevum "age" (see eon). Related: Eternally.

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