noun, plural e·ter·ni·ties.
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If you want to build a paradise on Earth or you want to achieve your salvation in eternity, you may go to war because you’ll feel less frightened of death and you’re part of a much greater cause.Humans Have Gotten Nicer and Better at Making War - Issue 94: Evolving|Steve Paulson|January 6, 2021|Nautilus
Kylie’s time under house arrest soon grows quite eventful, but it starts out with the palpable slow slog of eternity.One Good Thing: Housebound is the perfect horror comedy for the perpetually quarantined|Aja Romano|December 31, 2020|Vox
We waited for what seemed like an eternity before the light was extinguished accompanied by the sound of glass shattering and a dog barking.
Accelerating this way meant that Santul ran about 45 seconds faster, which can feel like an eternity when running a marathon.
The wizened 69-year-old, with a Gandalf-like demeanor and a do-it-yourself ethos, wants to preserve information for eternity.Preserving a Sense of Wonder in DNA - Issue 92: Frontiers|Virat Markandeya|October 28, 2020|Nautilus
After what seemed a desperate eternity, a doctor shook his head.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops|Michael Daly|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|Arthur Chu|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He rests lavishly, depicted in a marble sarcophagus that stares up for eternity at the carved depictions of his life story.
But this is also a parody of narcissism, just a little detour to eternity.
Finally, after an eternity—lasting maybe two seconds—I did what I usually do when faced with fear squatting in my stomach.
The blessings of time and eternity constitute the part of the promise offered to believers, through Christ.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
One instant in all eternity would have made just the difference between life and death to you.Uncanny Tales|Various
He who wrongs a fellow-creature wrongs himself as well, and wrongs both for all eternity.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
At the close of the supper he filled his glass, and rising, proposed to drink to the eternity of the Republic.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
An eternity did it seem before those men returned and marched once more over his head.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini