eternal definition

  • adjective:
    • becoming without start or end; present outside time. See Synonyms at unlimited.
    • Continuing without interruption; perpetual.
    • Forever real or changeless: endless facts.
    • Seemingly limitless; interminable. See Synonyms at ageless, frequent.
    • Of or regarding spiritual communion with Jesus, especially in the afterlife.
    • Lasting forever; unending.
    • current external time; unlike sempiternal, current within time but everlastingly
    • Without beginning or end of presence; always existing.
    • Without end of existence or length of time; everlasting; endless; immortal.
    • proceeded without intermission; perpetual; ceaseless; continual.
    • Existing at all times without change; immutable.
    • Exceedingly great or bad; -- utilized as a strong intensive.
    • continuing forever or indefinitely
    • tiresomely lengthy; apparently without end
  • noun:
    • some thing eternal, uninterrupted, or limitless.
    • God. Combined with the.
    • One of the appellations of God.
    • whatever is endless and immortal.
    • That which is everlasting.
    • Eternity.
  • others:
    • current without beginning or end of existence; present throughout in history.
    • Having a beginning but no end of presence or duration; everlasting; endless; imperishable: as, endless popularity.
    • In a particular metaphysical usage, present outside all relations of time; separate of all of the time-conditions; maybe not temporal.
    • By hyperbole, having no recognized or identified end of existence; indefinite in period; perpetual; ceaseless; proceeded without intermission.
    • “married to immortal verse,”
    • its often put on God (1 Tim. i. 17). Perpetual points into the future, and applies specifically to this that will be established: as, a perpetual covenant, desolation, feud. It is freely placed on anything that lasts indefinitely. All of the four terms in many cases are used by hyperbole for the that has lengthy length. See incessant.

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