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1. Lasting forever; eternal.
a. Continuing indefinitely or for a long period of time.
b. Persisting too long; tedious: everlasting complaints.
1. Everlasting God. Used with the.
2. Eternal duration; eternity.
3. Any of various plants chiefly in the composite family, such as the strawflower, that retain their form and color long after they are dry. Also called immortelle.

ev′er·last′ing·ly adv.
ev′er·last′ing·ness n.
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Noun1.everlastingness - the property of lasting forever
durability, enduringness, lastingness, strength - permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force; "they advertised the durability of their products"


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That would depend upon whether the germs of staunch comradeship underlay the temporary emotion, or whether it were a sensuous joy in her form only, with no substratum of everlastingness.
I get positively angry with the impertinence of it and the everlastingness.
The aforementioned distinction between eternity and everlastingness is an attempt to avoid monopolarity.
WHILE MANY MODERN THINKERS have difficulties with Catholic and Christian faith because of the concept of eternal damnation, I've always thought salvation equally problematic because of its everlastingness.
For this paper, we chose the topic of everlastingness as an example of the human condition and its correlation with immortality as a mark of the posthuman condition.
The dead body was thus preserved by the Egyptians maybe also as if to resemble the divine condition of gold: everlastingness and immutability.
84) Moreover, according to Whitehead, the reconciliation of permanence and flux can only be achieved when Creation reaches its final term, which is everlastingness.
Without a world into which men are born and from which they die," writes Arendt, "there would be nothing but changeless eternal recurrence, the deathless everlastingness of the human as of all other animal species" (97).
Those of the older generation are acutely aware of the inevitability of aging, perceiving the "loveliness of youth" in the young and in their own children, yet knowing that it can never be "an everlastingness.
However, if mortals succeeded in endowing their works, deeds, and words with some permanence and in arresting their perishability, then these things would, to a degree at least, enter and be at home in the world of everlastingness, and the mortals themselves would find their place in the cosmos, where everything is immortal except men.
By contrast, the Demiurge of the Timaeus ensures cosmic everlastingness because he has seen to it that everything was used up in its construction (32c).