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.
Origin and Etymology of eternity
Middle English eternite, from Medieval 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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