- 1In a way that continues or lasts forever; permanently: [as submodifier]: his eternally optimistic attitude we must be eternally vigilantMore example sentences
forever, permanently, perpetually, (for) evermore, for ever and ever, for eternity, in perpetuity, enduringly; forevermore• informal until the cows come home• archaic for ayeconstantly, continually, continuously, always, all the time, persistently, repeatedly, regularly; day and night, night and day, nonstop; endlessly, incessantly, perpetually; interminably, relentlessly• informal 24-7
- In the manuscript, the last line of the poem originally read: "Dead souls eternally alive."
- There is no ideological pendulum swinging between two eternally fixed positions.
- His gravestone is located in front of a quintet of ghostly musicians who eternally perform in the attraction's memorable graveyard scene.
- 1.1 • informal In an annoying or tedious way that seems to last forever; constantly: he was rattling on eternallyMore example sentences
- She is the heartless beauty, the eternally pitiless woman.
- He drinks eternally in search of a drunkenness that will never come.
- Guess they'll just have to adjust to deep fried everything and ice tea that is eternally sweet.
- 2 [as submodifier] Used to emphasize expressions of admiration, gratitude, etc.: I’ll be eternally gratefulMore example sentences
- She's also been helping me tile my kitchen floor for which I will be eternally grateful.
- For everything you gave to Music, we shall be eternally in your debt.
- I am eternally indebted to her for what she has given us.