Definitions for sempiternalˌsɛm pɪˈtɜr nl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sem•pi•ter•nalˌsɛm pɪˈtɜr nl(adj.)

  1. everlasting; eternal.

Origin of sempiternal:

1400–50; < LL sempiternālis < L sempitern(us) everlasting (semp(er) always)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dateless, endless, sempiternal(adj)

    having no known beginning and presumably no end

    "the dateless rise and fall of the tides"; "time is endless"; "sempiternal truth"

Wiktionary

  1. sempiternal(Adjective)

    Seemingly everlasting or eternal.

  2. sempiternal(Adjective)

    everlasting, that is having infinite temporal duration; as opposed to eternal, outside time and thus lacking temporal duration

  3. Origin: From sempiternalis, from sempiternus, a contraction of semperaeternus, from semper + aeternus. Possibly via French sempiternel.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sempiternal(adj)

    of neverending duration; everlasting; endless; having beginning, but no end

  2. Sempiternal(adj)

    without beginning or end; eternal

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