eternity [eternities, -'s] n
see eternal, adj.
- Immortality; heaven; a period of time or state of being which the soul enters at death, which is never-ending.
- Pre-existence; a period of time which occurred before birth, which has no beginning.
- Endlessness; a space or period of time felt to be endless [more commonplace than def. D.]
- Timelessness; all encompassing time, including before birth and after death. E.D. describes it as an ocean upon an ocean and yet a further ocean [see 695]; [Spiritual connotations.]