sempiternal


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sem·pi·ter·nal

 (sĕm′pĭ-tûr′nəl)
adj.
Enduring forever; eternal.

[Middle English, from Old French sempiternel, from Late Latin sempiternālis, from Latin sempiternus : semper, always; see sem- in Indo-European roots + aeternus, eternal; see aiw- in Indo-European roots.]

sem′pi·ter′ni·ty (-nĭ-tē) n.

sempiternal

(ˌsɛmpɪˈtɜːnəl)
adj
literary everlasting; eternal
[C15: from Old French sempiternel, from Late Latin sempiternālis, from Latin sempiternus, from semper always + aeternus eternal]
ˌsempiˈternally adv
sempiternity n

sem•pi•ter•nal

(ˌsɛm pɪˈtɜr nl)

adj.
everlasting; eternal.
[1400–50; < Late Latin sempiternālis < Latin sempitern(us) everlasting (semp(er) always)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sempiternal - having no known beginning and presumably no end; "the dateless rise and fall of the tides"; "time is endless"; "sempiternal truth"
infinite - having no limits or boundaries in time or space or extent or magnitude; "the infinite ingenuity of man"; "infinite wealth"

sempiternal

adjective
Without beginning or end:
Translations
ikiaikainen

sempiternal

[ˌsempɪˈtɜːnl] ADJsempiterno

sempiternal

adj (liter)immerwährend (liter)
References in classic literature ?
The moment he produced the glittering earbobs, the whimpering and whining of the sempiternal beldame was at an end.
Sea of Serenity, Sea of Tranquillity, Ocean of the Lunar Storms, merged into one lucent drop, itself to slip into the sempiternal dawn.
The one thing which we seek with insatiable desire is to forget ourselves, to be surprised out of our propriety, to lose our sempiternal memory and to do something without knowing how or why; in short to draw a new circle.
Is there some middle way, the sempiternal Canadian search for a compromise when arguments flare up and protaganists threaten to resort to bloodshed or to fists?
Drawing heavily from their Sempiternal and That's The Spirit albums, it was a set all about big songs, big hooks and chantworthy choruses, with melodic posthardcore tracks like Antivist, Doomed and Throne going down a storm.
Hymnal Tribulation's all around It wears a human face All our untold stories Will vanish without trace Autumnal fields breathe quietly Suspended in a state of grace Unconscious of the mortal tears That water every mundane place Beckon sempiternal soil To enfold you in its warm embrace.
The perpetual vengeance of this valley of death was reaped not through searing fire or sempiternal thirst but with slashes of decelerating cold.
KANDHKOT -- Patients of sempiternal diseases including heart, hepatitis, kidney, diabetes, tuberculosis and others are facing severe hardships for their treatment particularly at public health sectors across Kashmore.
In Trilling's invocation of "variousness and possibility" (1954, 8), we hear the echo of Emerson's long-standing summons "to forget ourselves, to be surprised out of our propriety, to lose our sempiternal memory and to do something without knowing how or why" (1983b, 414).This is a plea to renounce reverence, to turn one's back on the past, to live curiously.
The Berlin Declaration, a document with sempiternal relevance, should hopefully change the lives of millions of people currently affected by diabetes.
MUSIC Bring Me The Horizon Their 2013 album Sempiternal was a huge, genre-splicing collection that set out their stall as the most ambitious of modern metal bands.
After the huge success of their 2013 album Sempiternal, Bring Me The Horizon had perhaps set the bar too high.