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1. eternal

adjective. ['ɪˈtɝːnəl, iːˈtɝːnəl'] continuing forever or indefinitely.

Synonyms

  • unceasing
  • unending
  • perpetual
  • ageless
  • lasting
  • everlasting
  • eonian
  • permanent

Antonyms

  • changeable
  • impermanence
  • caducous
  • mitigated

Etymology

  • aeternalis (Latin)
  • aeternus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Eternal

  • nocturnal
  • fraternal
  • external
  • paternal
  • maternal
  • internal
  • infernal
  • diurnal
  • vernal
  • purnell
  • pernell
  • kernel
  • journal
  • durnil
  • durnell
  • colonel
  • burnell
  • bernal

How do you pronounce eternal?

Pronounce eternal as ɪˈtərnəl.

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Example sentences of the word eternal


1. Adjective
A gift from a husband or boyfriend of a gold-dipped rose means that your love is unique and eternal.

Quotes containing the word eternal


1. Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always to be blest.
- Alexander Pope

2. Art cannot be modern. Art is primordially eternal.
- Egon Schiele

3. Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
- Buddha

2. eternal

adjective. ['ɪˈtɝːnəl, iːˈtɝːnəl'] tiresomely long; seemingly without end.

Synonyms

  • interminable
  • long

Antonyms

  • discontinuous
  • eradicable
  • unstable

Etymology

  • aeternalis (Latin)
  • aeternus (Latin)
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