E·ter·ni·ty n.; pl. Eternities
1. Infinite duration, without beginning in the past or end in the future; also, duration without end in the future; endless time.
The high and lofty One, that inhabiteth eternity. --Is. lvii. 15.
2. Condition which begins at death; immortality.
Thou know'st 't is common; all that lives must die,
Passing through nature to eternity. --Shak.
n 1: time without end [syn: infinity]
2: a state of eternal existence believed in some religions to
characterize the afterlife [syn: timelessness, timeless
3: a seemingly endless time interval (waiting)