Word of the Week (WOW) 19th July,2015

wow-2Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. . It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week.

 

 

 

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sempiternal \ adjective\ sem-pi-ˈtər-nəl \
1. eternal and unchanging; everlasting.
2. of never-ending duration
Examples:
1. “the sempiternal sadness of the industrial background”
2. “And the future was something she dare not think about, since a future that didn’t contain Tony promised nothing but sempiternal guilt.” Val McDermid THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Origin
late Middle English: from Old French sempiternel or late Latin sempiternalis, from Latin sempiternus, from semper ‘always’ + aeternus ‘eternal’.

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