noun Date: 1599 eternity

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sempiternity — Sem pi*ter ni*ty, n. [L. sempiternitas.] Future duration without end; the relation or state of being sempiternal. Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sempiternity — See sempiternal. * * * …   Universalium

  • sempiternity — noun existence within time but infinitely into the future; as opposed to eternity, understood as existing outside time …   Wiktionary

  • sempiternity — See eternity …   Philosophy dictionary

  • sempiternity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The totality of time without beginning or end: eternality, eternalness, eternity, infinity, perpetuity. See LIMITED …   English dictionary for students

  • sempiternity — n. state of enduring forever …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sempiternity — sem·pi·ter·ni·ty …   English syllables

  • sempiternity — noun the property of being perpetual (seemingly ceaseless) • Syn: ↑perpetuity • Derivationally related forms: ↑perpetual (for: ↑perpetuity) • Hypernyms: ↑permanence, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eternity — For other uses, see Eternity (disambiguation). Eternity personified, holding the ourobouros. Caryatid in the apse of …   Wikipedia

  • eternity — The totality of time, conceived of as having no beginning and no end. The central philosophical dispute is whether eternity should be contrasted with time, not to be thought of as an especially long quantity of time, but as instead involving a… …   Philosophy dictionary

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