Definition of eternity
- lasting throughout eternity
- an eternity of delays
They believed that sinners would spend eternity in hell.
We suffered through an eternity of delays during the lawsuit.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: time without an end
: a state that comes after death and never ends
: time that seems to be without an end
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