world without end

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: as if in a state of existence having no end : eternally, forever
as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without endBook of Common Prayer


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: lasting for all time : everlasting, eternal, perpetual
a time … too short to make a world-without-end bargain inShakespeare


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: a state of existence having no end : eternity, perpetuity

Word History



Middle English world withouten end, from world + withouten without + end

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“World without end.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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