Adjective "eternally" definition and examples

(Eternally may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ɪˈtəːn(ə)li//iːˈtəːn(ə)li/

Definitions and examples

adverb

In a way that continues or lasts forever; permanently.
  1. 'we must be eternally vigilant'
  2. 'There is no ideological pendulum swinging between two eternally fixed positions.'
  3. 'Far from cloyingly sentimental, Sylvian's songs reflect a deep and abiding sense of the sacred eternally renewed in the common.'
  4. 'They make good the depredations of history to give us a Rome that appears both whole and eternally modern.'
  5. 'May you rest eternally in peace in the arms of the Lord.'
  6. 'He comes to represent dissidence, while the eternally optimistic object of his affection is the radiant face of national solidarity.'
  7. 'Anyone, consequently, who rejects the papal church and its dogmas, also rejects God and is eternally damned.'
  8. 'But nature, by means of a curious contrivance, has rendered it impossible for men to remain eternally apart.'
  9. 'Rather, he states that they are intrinsically and eternally inseparable, while also being distinct.'
  10. 'More important, it pointed to the greater reality that lay eternally beyond the world.'
  11. 'We have much to be proud of in Australia, but we need to be eternally vigilant.'
  12. 'He drinks eternally in search of a drunkenness that will never come.'
  13. 'You don't know what hell is until you've had an insurance salesman prattle on eternally about term life annuities.'
  14. 'She is the heartless beauty, the eternally pitiless woman.'
Used to emphasize expressions of admiration, gratitude, etc.
  1. 'She's also been helping me tile my kitchen floor for which I will be eternally grateful.'
  2. 'They will be eternally grateful to you.'
  3. 'For everything you gave to Music, we shall be eternally in your debt.'
  4. 'For this, he is eternally grateful to his ancestors.'

More definitions

1. without beginning or end; lasting forever; always existing (opposed to temporal): eternal life.

2. perpetual; ceaseless; endless: eternal quarreling; eternal chatter.

3. enduring; immutable: eternal principles.

4. Metaphysics. existing outside all relations of time; not subject to change. noun

5. something that is eternal.

6. the Eternal, God.

More examples(as adjective)

"currents can be eternally."

Origin

(eternal)