Origin of sempiternal
Examples from the Web for sempiternal
This he will only have by inaction, by mewing his sempiternal youth in his cage and on his perch.Lore of Proserpine|Maurice Hewlett
The breath of brooks caressed him, he was enveloped in the sorceries of a sempiternal spring.The Truth About Tristrem Varick|Edgar Saltus
Nevertheless, there is not a single legitimate government, in spite of their sempiternal principles.Sentimental Education Vol 1|Gustave Flaubert
Madame d'Argeles's sempiternal smile had altogether disappeared.The Count's Millions|Emile Gaboriau
O most orient clearness, and light shining of the sempiternal brightness!
British Dictionary definitions for sempiternal
Word Origin for sempiternal
Word Origin and History for sempiternal
c.1400, from Old French sempiternel "eternal, everlasting" (13c.) or directly from Late Latin sempiternalis, from Latin sempiternus "everlasting," from semper "always, ever" (see semper-) + aeternus "eternal" (see eternal). Related: Sempiternally.