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Eternal vs. Everlasting

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  • Eternal (adjective)

    Lasting forever; unending.

    "agelong|endless|everlasting|permanent|sempiternal|unending|Thesaurus:eternal"

    "ephemeral|momentary|transient|Thesaurus:ephemeral"

  • Eternal (adjective)

    existing outside time; as opposed to sempiternal, existing within time but everlastingly

    "timeless|atemporal|Thesaurus:timeless"

  • Eternal (adjective)

    Exceedingly great or bad; used as an intensifier.

    "some eternal villain"

    "awful"

  • Eternal (noun)

    One who lives forever; an immortal.

  • Everlasting (adjective)

    Lasting or enduring forever; existing or continuing without end

    "immortal|eternal"

  • Everlasting (adjective)

    Continuing indefinitely, or during a long period; perpetual; sometimes used, colloquially, as a strong intensive.

    "this everlasting nonsense"

  • Everlasting (adjective)

    Existing with infinite temporal duration (as opposed to existence outside of time).

  • Everlasting (adverb)

    Extremely.

  • Everlasting (noun)

    An everlasting flower.

  • Everlasting (noun)

    A durable cloth fabric for shoes, etc.

Wiktionary
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  • Eternal (adjective)

    Without beginning or end of existence; always existing.

  • Eternal (adjective)

    Without end of existence or duration; everlasting; endless; immortal.

  • Eternal (adjective)

    Continued without intermission; perpetual; ceaseless; constant.

  • Eternal (adjective)

    Existing at all times without change; immutable.

  • Eternal (adjective)

    Exceedingly great or bad; - used as a strong intensive.

  • Eternal (noun)

    One of the appellations of God.

  • Eternal (noun)

    That which is endless and immortal.

  • Everlasting (adjective)

    Lasting or enduring forever; exsisting or continuing without end; immortal; eternal.

  • Everlasting (adjective)

    Continuing indefinitely, or during a long period; perpetual; sometimes used, colloquially, as a strong intensive; as, this everlasting nonsence.

  • Everlasting (noun)

    Eternal duration, past or future; eternity.

  • Everlasting (noun)

    With the definite article) The Eternal Being; God.

  • Everlasting (noun)

    A plant whose flowers may be dried without losing their form or color, as, the pearly everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea), the immortelle (Xeranthemum anuum) of the French, the cudweeds, etc.

  • Everlasting (noun)

    A cloth fabric for shoes, etc. See Lasting.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Eternal (adjective)

    continuing forever or indefinitely;

    "the ageless themes of love and revenge"

    "eternal truths"

    "life everlasting"

    "hell's perpetual fires"

    "the unending bliss of heaven"

  • Eternal (adjective)

    lasting for an indefinitely long period of time

  • Eternal (adjective)

    tiresomely long; seemingly without end;

    "endless debates"

    "an endless conversation"

    "the wait seemed eternal"

    "eternal quarreling"

    "an interminable sermon"

  • Everlasting (noun)

    any of various plants of various genera of the family Compositae having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color

  • Everlasting (adjective)

    continuing forever or indefinitely;

    "the ageless themes of love and revenge"

    "eternal truths"

    "life everlasting"

    "hell's perpetual fires"

    "the unending bliss of heaven"

  • Everlasting (adjective)

    expletives used informally as intensifiers;

    "he's a blasted idiot"

    "it's a blamed shame"

    "a blame cold winter"

    "not a blessed dime"

    "I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"

    "he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool"

    "a deuced idiot"

    "tired or his everlasting whimpering"

    "an infernal nuisance"

  • Everlasting (adjective)

    lasting for an indefinitely long period of time

  • Everlasting (adjective)

    without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers;

    "an arrant fool"

    "a complete coward"

    "a consummate fool"

    "a double-dyed villain"

    "gross negligence"

    "a perfect idiot"

    "pure folly"

    "what a sodding mess"

    "stark staring mad"

    "a thoroughgoing villain"

    "utter nonsense"

  • Everlasting (adjective)

    continuing too long;

    "everlasting complaints"

Princeton's WordNet
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