Definition Of sempiternal

adjective

eternal and unchanging; everlasting.

his writings have the sempiternal youth of poetry

Example Of sempiternal

  • And the danger is perhaps at its most crucial among the esotericists in that what most see as ‘the real’ is sempiternally displaced on to the symbolic thus running the risk of draining ‘the real’ of its power.

  • He knew they constituted the unbreakable and sempiternal circle.

  • I get the Bishop Berkeley idea that things only exist when God thinks about them; that God is not sempiternal but only exists when some people think about him is bizarre.

  • If you add ‘semper’ to ‘eternity,’ you get sempiternity , the perpetual running resulting from the flowing, tireless now.

  • In another sense, it means that God is sempiternal , namely, a being existing throughout time but whose duration is successive and for whom there is a before and an after.


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