Definitions for eternalɪˈtɜr nl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
without beginning or end; lasting forever; always existing:
perpetual; ceaseless; endless:
existing outside all relations of time; not subject to change.
Ref: God .
* Syn: eternal , endless , everlasting , perpetual imply lasting or going on without ceasing. That which is eternal is, by its nature, without beginning or end: God, the eternal Father. That which is endless never stops but goes on continuously as if in a circle: an endless succession of years. That which is everlasting will endure through all future time: a promise of everlasting life.perpetual implies continuous renewal far into the future: perpetual strife between nations.
Origin of eternal:
1350–1400; < LL aeternālis (see eterne )
ageless, aeonian, eonian, eternal, everlasting, perpetual, unending, unceasing(adj)
continuing forever or indefinitely
"the ageless themes of love and revenge"; "eternal truths"; "life everlasting"; "hell's perpetual fires"; "the unending bliss of heaven"
endless, eternal, interminable(adj)
tiresomely long; seemingly without end
"endless debates"; "an endless conversation"; "the wait seemed eternal"; "eternal quarreling"; "an interminable sermon"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
lasting or continuing forever
the eternal problem of computer security; eternal love
Lasting forever; unending.
existing outside time; as opposed to sempiternal, existing within time but everlastingly
Origin: From aeternalis, from aeternus, from aevum.
without beginning or end of existence; always existing
without end of existence or duration; everlasting; endless; immortal
continued without intermission; perpetual; ceaseless; constant
existing at all times without change; immutable
exceedingly great or bad; -- used as a strong intensive
one of the appellations of God
that which is endless and immortal
Eternal were an English R&B girl group formed in 1992. The group featured two sisters Easther and Vernie Bennett, alongside Kéllé Bryan and Louise Nurding. Eternal became an international success and achieved 15 Top 20 hits in the UK, and have sold around 10 million records worldwide. They were considered Great Britain's answer to the American quartet En Vogue The group released their debut studio album Always & Forever in 1993 which would be the only album that would feature original member Louise Redknapp due to her leaving the group in 1995 to pursue a solo career, the group decided not to replace Redknapp and carried on as a trio. In 1998 Bryan was sacked from the group by the other two members, who cited the reason as "a breakdown in professional relations". The two remaining members carried on as a duo before splitting in 2000.
Translations for eternal
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
without end; lasting for ever; unchanging
God is eternal; eternal life.
- خالِد، أبَديArabic
- eternoPortuguese (BR)
- ابدی؛ جاودانهFarsi
- kekal selamanyaMalay
- ابدی؛ جاودانهPersian
- تل پا ييدونكى، ابدىPashto
- veşnic, eternRomanian
- sonsuz, ezelî ve ebedîTurkish
- 永遠的Chinese (Trad.)
- вічний; постійнийUkrainian
- قائم ، ہمیشہ رہنے والاUrdu
- vĩnh viễnVietnamese
- 永远的Chinese (Simp.)
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