Eternity - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈtɜːrnəti|  American pronunciation of the word eternity
Brit.  |ɪˈtəːnɪti|  British pronunciation of the word eternity

noun

- time without end (syn: infinity)
- a state of eternal existence believed in some religions to characterize the afterlife (syn: timelessness)
- a seemingly endless time interval (waiting)

Examples

They believed that sinners would spend eternity in hell.

We suffered through an eternity of delays during the lawsuit.

Eternity ring, a ring in the form of a plain circle symbolising eternity.

The speaker droned on for an eternity.

a little animal preserved for all eternity as a fossil

...Forest Lawn is where many of Tinseltown's immortals are tombed for all eternity....

Creation belongs to eternity and development to time.

Here she waited for what seemed like an eternity.

That week was an eternity of solitude and boredom.

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