Examples of eternity in a Sentence
They believed that sinners would spend eternity in hell.
We suffered through an eternity of delays during the lawsuit.
Recent Examples of eternity from the Web
The theme song from Growing Pains is locked in my brain for eternity.
At only 26 years old, Chris secured his place in our hearts for eternity.
Their three-hour flight to Seattle, followed by a one-hour plane ride to Kalispell, felt like eternity.
Well, Chloe was only about three-years-old on that fateful day when her unimpressed faced got stamped into the meme archive of eternity.
The project is not really about having a piece of oneself preserved for eternity in the Library of Congress, Isay said.
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Origin and Etymology of eternity
Middle English eternite, from Middle French eternité, from Latin aeternitat-, aeternitas, from aeternus
First Known Use: 14th century
ETERNITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of eternity for English Language Learners
: time without an end
: a state that comes after death and never ends
: time that seems to be without an end
ETERNITY Defined for Kids
Definition of eternity for Students
1 : time without end
2 : the state after death
3 : a period of time that seems endless I waited an eternity.
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