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e·ter·nal

 (ĭ-tûr′nəl)
adj.
1. Being without beginning or end: belief in an eternal creator.
2.
a. Continuing without interruption; perpetual: earned my eternal gratitude. See Synonyms at continual.
b. Seemingly endless; interminable: eternal waiting at the airport.
n.
1. Something timeless, uninterrupted, or endless: "Shall we speak of universals and eternals?" (Cynthia Ozick).
2. Eternal God. Used with the.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin aeternālis, from Latin aeternus; see aiw- in Indo-European roots.]

e′ter·nal′i·ty (ē′tər-năl′ĭ-tē), e·ter′nal·ness n.
e·ter′nal·ly adv.

eternal

(ɪˈtɜːnəl)
adj
1.
a. without beginning or end; lasting for ever: eternal life.
b. (as noun): the eternal.
2. (Theology) (often capital) denoting or relating to that which is without beginning and end, regarded as an attribute of God
3. unchanged by time, esp being true or valid for all time; immutable: eternal truths.
4. seemingly unceasing; occurring again and again: eternal bickering.
[C14: from Late Latin aeternālis, from Latin aeternus; related to Latin aevum age]
ˌeterˈnality, eˈternalness n
eˈternally adv

e•ter•nal

(ɪˈtɜr nl)

adj.
1. without beginning or end; lasting forever; always existing: eternal life.
2. perpetual; ceaseless; endless: eternal chatter.
3. enduring; immutable: eternal principles.
4. existing outside all relations of time; not subject to change.
n.
5. something eternal.
6. the Eternal, God.
[1350–1400; < Late Latin aeternālis (see eterne)]
e•ter•nal•i•ty (ˌi tɜrˈnæl ɪ ti) e•ter′nal•ness, n.
e•ter′nal•ly, adv.
syn: eternal, endless, everlasting, perpetual imply lasting or going on without ceasing. That which is eternal is, by its nature, without beginning or end: God, the eternal Father. That which is endless never stops but goes on continuously as if in a circle: an endless succession of years. That which is everlasting will endure through all future time: a promise of everlasting life. perpetual implies continuous renewal far into the future: perpetual strife between nations.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.eternal - continuing forever or indefinitelyeternal - continuing forever or indefinitely; "the ageless themes of love and revenge"; "eternal truths"; "life everlasting"; "hell's perpetual fires"; "the unending bliss of heaven"
lasting, permanent - continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place; "permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value"
2.eternal - tiresomely long; seemingly without end; "endless debates"; "an endless conversation"; "the wait seemed eternal"; "eternal quarreling"; "an interminable sermon"
long - primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified; "a long life"; "a long boring speech"; "a long time"; "a long friendship"; "a long game"; "long ago"; "an hour long"

eternal

eternal

adjective
Translations
خالِدخالِد، أبَديلا تتَوَقَّف، دائِمَه
věčný
evigevindelig
ikuinenpäättymätön
vječan
eilífur
永遠の
영원한
amžinaiamžinybė
mūžīgsnepārtrauktspastāvīgs
večen
evig
ที่อยู่ชั่วนิรันดร์
sonsuzbitmez tükenmezezelî ve ebedî
vĩnh viễn

eternal

[ɪˈtɜːnl]
A. ADJ
1. (= everlasting) [life, bliss] → eterno
2. (pej) (= incessant) → constante
in the background was that eternal humse oía aquel constante zumbido de fondo
can't you stop this eternal quarrelling?¿no podéis dejar de pelearos constantemente?
B. CPD the eternal triangle Nel triángulo amoroso

eternal

[ɪˈtɜːrnəl] adj
(= everlasting) [youth, life] → éternel(le)
(= basic) [truth, principle] → fondamental(e)

eternal

adj
(= everlasting, immutable)ewig; the Eternal Citydie Ewige Stadt; the eternal triangledas Dreiecksverhältnis
(= incessant)endlos, ewig (inf); can’t you stop this eternal quarrelling?könnt ihr nicht mit der ewigen Streiterei aufhören? (inf)
n the Eternal (Rel) → das Ewige; (= God)der Ewige

eternal

[ɪˈtɜːnl] adjeterno/a (pej) (complaints) → continuo/a
the eternal triangle → il classico triangolo

eternal

(iˈtəːnl) adjective
1. without end; lasting for ever; unchanging. God is eternal; eternal life.
2. never ceasing. I am tired of your eternal complaints.
eˈternally adverb
eˈternity noun
1. time without end.
2. a seemingly endless time. He waited for an eternity.
3. the state or time after death.

eternal

خالِد věčný evig ewig αιώνιος eterno ikuinen éternel vječan eterno 永遠の 영원한 eeuwig evig wieczny eterno вечный evig ที่อยู่ชั่วนิรันดร์ sonsuz vĩnh viễn 永恒的

eternal

a. eterno-a, inmortal, permanente.
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