everlastingness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From everlasting +‎ -ness.

Noun[edit]

everlastingness (uncountable)

  1. the state or quality of being everlasting
    • 1872, Edward Eggleston, The End Of The World[1]:
      August felt the everlastingness of love; as many another man in a supreme crisis has felt it.
    • 1918, Edward Thomas, Last Poems[2]:
      Once the name I gave to hours Like this was melancholy, when It was not happiness and powers Coming like exiles home again, And weaknesses quitting their bowers, Smiled and enjoyed, far off from men, Moments of everlastingness.