Eternal Definition

Without beginning or end; existing through all time; everlasting.
Webster's New World
Continuing without interruption; perpetual.
Earned my eternal gratitude.
American Heritage
Of eternity.
Webster's New World
Seemingly endless; interminable.
Eternal waiting at the airport.
American Heritage
Forever the same; always true or valid; unchanging.
The eternal verities.
Webster's New World
Something timeless, uninterrupted, or endless.
American Heritage
God. Used with the.
American Heritage

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Eternal

  • the Eternal

Origin of Eternal

  • Middle English from Old French from Late Latin aeternālis from Latin aeternus aiw- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French eternal, from Late Latin aeternalis, from Latin aeternus (“eternal”), from aevum (“age”).

    From Wiktionary


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