adverb see sempiternal

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  • sempiternally — adverb a) In a sempiternal manner; eternally. b) in an everlasting manner, as to have an infinite temporal duration; as opposed to eternally or timelessly, as to exist outside time …   Wiktionary

  • sempiternally — sem·pi·ter·nal·ly …   English syllables

  • sempiternally — adverb see sempiternal …   Useful english dictionary

  • sempiternal — sempiternally, adv. /sem pi terr nl/, adj. Literary. everlasting; eternal. [1400 50; late ME < LL sempiternalis, equiv. to L sempitern(us) everlasting semp(er) always + i I + ternus suffix of temporal adjs.; see ETERNE) + alis AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sempiternal — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin sempiternalis, from Latin sempiternus, from semper ever, always, from sem one, same (akin to Old Norse samr same) + per through more at same, for Date: 15th century of never ending duration ;… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sempiternal — adjective /ˌsɛm.pɪˈtəː.nəl,ˌsɛm.pɪˈtɝ.nəl/ a) Seemingly everlasting or eternal. The one thing which we seek with insatiable desire is to lose our sempiternal memory and to do something without knowing how or why; in short to draw a new circle. b) …   Wiktionary

  • sempiternal — [ˌsɛmpɪ tə:n(ə)l] adjective literary eternal and unchanging; everlasting. Derivatives sempiternally adverb sempiternity noun Origin ME: from OFr. sempiternel or late L. sempiternalis, from L. sempiternus, from semper always + aeternus eternal …   English new terms dictionary

  • always — adv 1. every time, at all times, on every occasion, without exception; constantly, regularly, repeatedly; continually, incessantly, uninterruptedly, day in, day out; invariably, inevitably, unfailingly, infallibly. 2. forever, eternally,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • sempiternal — [sem΄pi tʉr′nəl] adj. [ME < ML sempiternalis < L sempiternus < semper, always (see SEMPER) + aeternus, ETERNAL] everlasting; perpetual; eternal sempiternally adv. sempiternity n …   English World dictionary

  • sempiternal — adj. rhet. eternal, everlasting. Derivatives: sempiternally adv. sempiternity n. Etymology: ME f. OF sempiternel f. LL sempiternalis f. L sempiternus f. semper always + aeternus eternal …   Useful english dictionary

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