(adj.) = eternal ; everlasting ; never-finishing ; haunting ; timeless ; never-ending ; ageless ; long drawn-out ; drawn-out ; long-drawn. Ex: In conversing with her you hadn't got to tread lightly and warily, lest at any moment you might rupture the relationship, and tumble into eternal disgrace. Ex: Appraisal is the single most important function performed by an archivist because it has wide-reaching and everlasting social implications. Ex: And becoming aware (a never-finishing process of intelligent life) is in itself action. Ex: When the Jesuit order left China they left behind, as their last legacy, a haunting epitaph: 'Move on, voyager, congratulate the dead, console the living, pray for everyone, wonder, and be silent'. Ex: There are timeless social principles underlying the specific legislation of the Old Testament. Ex: His, he concludes, is the never-ending search for what is new in the world out yonder. Ex: I will be back soon with more of what this blog is all about: how to live well, have fun, and remain ageless, in any economy. Ex: The long drawn-out dispute over the India Office Library in London is probably the most well-known instance of what is a quite common phenomenon. Ex: The drawn-out battle between Teresa and Melissa looks like it's finally taken a turn for the better. Ex: Kenya is looking at a long-drawn war in Somalia in 2012 contrary to the earlier indications that it was going to be a swift operation. ---- * ciudad eterna, la = Eternal City, the. * derecho eterno = eternal right. * descanso eterno = eternal rest. * gloria eterna = eternal glory. * verdades eternas = nuggets of truth. * verdades eternas, las = eternal verities, the. * verdad eterna = eternal truth.