Eternal meaning

ĭ-tûrnəl
Being without beginning or end.

Belief in an eternal creator.

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Something timeless, uninterrupted, or endless.
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Always going on; never stopping; perpetual.

Eternal rest.

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Eternal is defined as not having a beginning or an end.

An example of an eternal being is God.

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The definition of an eternal is someone or something without a beginning or an end.

An example of an eternal is Heaven.

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Of eternity.
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God. Used with the.
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Without beginning or end; existing through all time; everlasting.
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Forever the same; always true or valid; unchanging.

The eternal verities.

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Seeming never to stop; happening very often.

Her eternal complaints.

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Lasting forever; unending.
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(philos., theol.) Outside or beyond time or time relationships; timeless.
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(philosophy) Existing outside time; as opposed to sempiternal, existing within time but everlastingly.
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(dated) Exceedingly great or bad; used as an intensifier.

Some eternal villain.

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(epithet) the Eternal
  • God
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

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