Definitions for eternalɪˈtɜr nl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•ter•nal*ɪˈtɜr nl(adj.)

  1. without beginning or end; lasting forever; always existing:

    eternal life.

  2. perpetual; ceaseless; endless:

    eternal chatter.

  3. enduring; immutable:

    eternal principles.

  4. existing outside all relations of time; not subject to change.

    Category: Philosphy

  5. (n.)something eternal.

  6. the Eternal,

    Category: Religion

    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 )

e•ter′nal•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. 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

  1. eternal(adjective)ɪˈtɜr nl

    lasting or continuing forever

    the eternal problem of computer security; eternal love

Wiktionary

  1. eternal(Adjective)

    Lasting forever; unending.

  2. eternal(Adjective)

    existing outside time; as opposed to sempiternal, existing within time but everlastingly

  3. Origin: From aeternalis, from aeternus, from aevum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eternal(adj)

    without beginning or end of existence; always existing

  2. Eternal(adj)

    without end of existence or duration; everlasting; endless; immortal

  3. Eternal(adj)

    continued without intermission; perpetual; ceaseless; constant

  4. Eternal(adj)

    existing at all times without change; immutable

  5. Eternal(adj)

    exceedingly great or bad; -- used as a strong intensive

  6. Eternal(noun)

    one of the appellations of God

  7. Eternal(noun)

    that which is endless and immortal

Freebase

  1. Eternal

    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.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

eternal(adjective)

without end; lasting for ever; unchanging

God is eternal; eternal life.

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