noun, plural e·ter·ni·ties.
- eternal city, the,
- eternal triangle,
- eternity ring,
Origin of eternity
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
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.