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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English eternally, eternaly; equivalent to eternal +‎ -ly.

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eternally (not comparable)

  1. For eternity; forever.
    I shall be eternally grateful for your assistance.
  2. Unceasingly, recurringly.
    • 1908, W. B. M. Ferguson, chapter 1, in Zollenstein:
      The colonel and his sponsor made a queer contrast: Greystone [the sponsor] long and stringy, with a face that seemed as if a cold wind was eternally playing on it.

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From eternal +‎ -ly.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛːtɛrˈnaːliː/, /ɛːˈtɛrnaliː/

AdverbEdit

eternally

  1. In an eternal, endless, or permanent manner.
  2. (rare) In a long-lasting way; non-ephemerally.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: eternally
  • Scots: eternally

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