Definitions for Eternal
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Eternal.
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"
endless, eternal, interminableadjective
tiresomely long; seemingly without end
"endless debates"; "an endless conversation"; "the wait seemed eternal"; "eternal quarreling"; "an interminable sermon"
Lasting forever; unending.
existing outside time; as opposed to sempiternal, existing within time but everlastingly
Etymology: From aeternalis, from aeternus, from aevum.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: æternus, Latin.
The eternal God is thy refuge. Deut. xxxiii. 27.
It is a question quite different from our having an idea of eternity, to know whether there were any real being, whose duration has been eternal. John Locke.
Thou know’st that Banquo and his Fleance lives.
—— But in them nature’s copy’s not eternal. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
Burnt off’rings morn and ev’ning shall be thine,
And fires eternal in thy temple shine. John Dryden, Knight’s Tale.
Hobbes believed the eternal truths which he opposed. Dryd.
One of the appellations of the Godhead.
Etymology: eternel, French.
That law whereby the eternal himself doth work. Richard Hooker.
The eternal, to prevent such horrid fray,
Hung out of heav’n his golden scales. John Milton.
Eternal refers to something that has no beginning and no end, it exists indefinitely and is constant or unchanging. It can also mean lasting or existing forever, always present or existing throughout all ages or eras. It's typically used in a philosophical or spiritual context.
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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, æviternus—ævum—Gr. aion, a period of time, an age.]
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
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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The numerical value of Eternal in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Eternal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
You say that in heaven there is eternal beauty. The eternal beauty is here and now, not in heaven.
It is an eternal day and a painful anniversary, but [it also] gives us energy, honor and power on this day, the anniversary of the Martyrdom of the fighter commander Dalal Mughrabi, she who commanded a squad of self-sacrificing fighters, defined.
As for these eternal squabbles that students from Crimea are taking university places from Russians, I can say only that it's completely absurd, and let me say that they have only allocated budgeted places for Crimean students to some universities and in some specialisms, which are often not the best. In some universities, questions about quotas are met with a shrug and a puzzled look.
I'm the guy born with the glass half-full. And I believe hope springs eternal, the American people want us to find a way to address their concerns. That was the big message out of the elections. You hear it from our members on both sides of the Capitol. I'm hoping the president heard the same message.
I will not let that happen, my friends and I in the Likud will keep Jerusalem united in all its parts, and we will keep fortifying it so that dividing it will not be possible and it will always remain united. We will keep developing our eternal capital.
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- অমর, অনন্তBengali
- etern, eternalCatalan, Valencian
- eternal, eternoSpanish
- päättymätön, ikuinenFinnish
- sìorraidh, maireannachScottish Gaelic
- անմեռ, հավերժական, անմեռականArmenian
- 永遠の, 永遠, 永久Japanese
- 영원한, 영원히Korean
- ebedî, bêdawî, hetahetayî, herherîKurdish
- aeternus, eternalLatin
- eindeloos, eeuwigDutch
- evinnelig, evig, endeløsNorwegian
- wieczysty, wiecznyPolish
- vekovečan, vekotrajan, večanSerbo-Croatian
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