noun, plural e·ter·ni·ties.
Examples from the Web for 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|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.
A man like that wanted to project that image for eternity.
He thought much of eternity, and was frequent in secret prayer.Sermons of Christmas Evans|Joseph Cross
Surely an eternity in such a miserably confused crowd would be worse than annihilation itself!Practical Religion|John Charles Ryle
This is Platonic, not Aristotelian, who believes in the eternity of motion as well as of time.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik
The contemplation of the wonders of Eternity does not conceal the advantages of actual and existent Time.When the World Shook|H. Rider Haggard
"Not so much as a twig between here and eternity," he said to himself, with a shudder.The Red Acorn|John McElroy
British Dictionary definitions for eternity
noun plural -ties
Word Origin and History for eternity
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.