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Definitions for Eternal
ɪˈtɜr nlEter·nal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ageless, aeonian, eonian, eternal, everlasting, perpetual, unending, unceasingadjective

    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, interminableadjective

    tiresomely long; seemingly without end

    "endless debates"; "an endless conversation"; "the wait seemed eternal"; "eternal quarreling"; "an interminable sermon"

Wiktionary

  1. eternaladjective

    Lasting forever; unending.

    Etymology: From aeternalis, from aeternus, from aevum.

  2. eternaladjective

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

    Etymology: From aeternalis, from aeternus, from aevum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eternaladjective

    without beginning or end of existence; always existing

  2. Eternaladjective

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

  3. Eternaladjective

    continued without intermission; perpetual; ceaseless; constant

  4. Eternaladjective

    existing at all times without change; immutable

  5. Eternaladjective

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

  6. Eternalnoun

    one of the appellations of God

  7. Eternalnoun

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Eternal

    ē-tėr′nal, adj. without beginning or end of existence: everlasting: ceaseless: unchangeable—(arch.) Eterne′.—v.t. Eter′nalise, Eter′nise, to make eternal: to immortalise.—n. Eter′nalist, one who thinks that matter has existed from eternity.—adv. Eter′nally.—n. Eter′nity, eternal duration: the state or time after death.—The Eternal, an appellation of God; The eternities, the eternal reality or truth. [Fr. éternel—L. æternus, æviternusævum—Gr. aion, a period of time, an age.]

Editors Contribution

  1. eternal

    A human being and life that exists for infinity.

    We know life is eternal and we are beings who are and can live life on earth for eternity and be eternal in a form of consciousness and life.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 31, 2020  
  2. eternal

    For a human being to live and exist on earth in their human body being, feeling and manifesting optimum health and youth in their body, brain, consciousness, mind, spirit, soul, subconscious and thoughts for infinity with their souls conscious choice.

    We can choose to remain on earth for eternal time with our souls choice.

    Submitted by MaryC on August 10, 2020  

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Anagrams for Eternal »

  1. enteral, teneral

How to pronounce Eternal?

  1. Alex
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Eternal in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Eternal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Eternal in a Sentence

  1. Victor Hugo:

    Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart.

  2. William Henry Harrison:

    The plea of necessity, that eternal argument of all conspirators.

  3. Phiroz Mehta:

    The evolution of consciousness culminates in an all-inclusive consciousness that functions in the context of the infinite and the eternal.

  4. Randolph Silliman Bourne:

    No matter what we have come through, or how many perils we have safely passed, or how many imperfect and jagged - in some places perhaps irreparably - our life has been, we cannot in our heart of hearts imagine how it could have been different. As we look back on it, it slips in behind us in orderly array, and, with all its mistakes, acquires a sort of eternal fitness, and even, at times, of poetic glamour.

  5. Professor Howe:

    Ptolemy stole Alexanders corpse, displaying it publicly, and establishing a link with the legendary figure of the age, during a pause in the wars between Alexanders successors over the tatters of his empire, Ptolemy began to build Alexandria as an eternal home for Alexander.

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