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Meaning of ETERNITY

Pronunciation:  i'turnitee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a state of eternal existence believed in some religions to characterize the afterlife
  2. [n]  time without end
  3. [n]  a seemingly endless time interval (waiting)

ETERNITY is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: forever, infinity, timeless existence, timelessness
 See Also: alpha and omega, being, beingness, existence, interval, time, time interval



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\E*ter"ni*ty\, n.; pl. {Eternities}. [F.
['e]ternit['e], L. aeternitas, fr. aeternus. See {Etern}.]
1. Infinite duration, without beginning in the past or end in
   the future; also, duration without end in the future;
   endless time.

         The high and lofty One, that inhabiteth eternity.
                                               --Is. lvii.

2. Condition which begins at death; immortality.

         Thou know'st 't is common; all that lives must die,
         Passing through nature to eternity.   --Shak.

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