HyperDic: eternal

English > 2 senses of the word eternal:
ADJECTIVEalleternal, ageless, aeonian, eonian, everlasting, perpetual, unending, unceasingcontinuing forever or indefinitely
alleternal, endless, interminabletiresomely long
eternal > pronunciation
Soundsihter'nahl; iyter'nahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > eternal: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningContinuing forever or indefinitely.
Example "eternal truths"
Synonymsageless, aeonian, eonian, everlasting, perpetual, unending, unceasing
Broaderpermanent, lastingcontinuing or enduring without marked change in status / status or condition or place
Spanisheterna, eternal, eterno, inacabable, interminable, perenne, perpetua, perpetuo
Catalanetern, eterna, eternal, inacabable, interminable, perpetu, perpetual
Nounseternitya state of eternal existence believed in some religions to characterize the afterlife
Adverbseternallyfor a limitless time
English > eternal: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningtiresomely long; seemingly without end.
Examples
  • "the wait seemed eternal"
  • "eternal quarreling"
Synonymsendless, interminable
Broaderlongprimarily temporal sense
Spanishinfinito, interminable
Catalaninterminable
Nounseternitya seemingly endless time interval (waiting)

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