noun, plural e·ter·ni·ties.
Origin of eternity
Related Words for eternityinfinity, afterlife, age, immortality, future, infiniteness, endlessness, perpetuity, infinitude, ages, imperishability, aeon
Examples from the Web for eternity
Contemporary Examples of eternity
The Newsroom aired its final episode on Sunday, already an eternity ago in news-cycle terms.A Few Great Men Too Many: Aaron Sorkin Doesn’t Think You Can Handle the Truth
December 21, 2014
He rests lavishly, depicted in a marble sarcophagus that stares up for eternity at the carved depictions of his life story.Brooklyn’s Gangster Graveyard
October 23, 2014
But this is also a parody of narcissism, just a little detour to eternity.Excuse Me For Not Dying: Leonard Cohen at 80
September 24, 2014
Finally, after an eternity—lasting maybe two seconds—I did what I usually do when faced with fear squatting in my stomach.Spirit Tripping With Colombian Shamans
August 24, 2014
A man like that wanted to project that image for eternity.Adolf Hitler: Secret Billionaire
June 27, 2014
Historical Examples of eternity
It is a happy man who has divined the leisure of eternity, so he feels it, like what you say, 'in his bones.'The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
She was blind and paralyzed, and on the extreme verge of eternity.
He waited an eternity; in actual time it was exactly ten minutes.Way of the Lawless
We are not this story's author, who fills time and eternity with his purpose.
The Sabbath of eternity has shed its stillness along the street.The New Adam and Eve (From "Mosses From An Old Manse")
noun plural -ties
late 14c., from Old French eternité (12c.), from Latin aeternitatem (nominative aeternitas), from aeternus (see eternal). In the Mercian hymns, Latin aeternum is glossed by Old English ecnisse.