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sub specie aeternitatis

Class:

adverb

Etymology:

New Latin, literally, under the aspect of eternity
(Source: Merriam-Webster)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Sub specie aeternitatis

from the Philosophical Dictionary, Latin for "under the aspect of eternity"; hence, from Spinoza onwards, an honorific expression describing what is universally and eternally true, without any reference to or dependence upon the merely temporal... (35 of 1073 words)

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Oxford Dictionary:

sub specie aeternitatis

Syllabification: (sub spe·cie ae·ter·ni·ta·tis) | viewed in relation to the eternal; in a universal perspective (14 of 56 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/sub-specie-aeternitatis

sub specie aeternitatis [literary]

viewed in relation to the eternal; in a universal perspective (10 of 51 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/sub-specie-aeternitatis

Merriam-Webster:

sub specie aeternitatis

in its essential or universal form or nature (8 of 33 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/sub specie aeternitatis

New World Dictionary:

sub specie aeternitatis

from the standpoint of eternity; from a universal perspective (9 of 26 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/sub-specie-aeternitatis

Etymology references

Merriam-Webster:

sub specie aeternitatis

First use: 1895

Origin: New Latin, literally, under the aspect of eternity

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/sub specie aeternitatis

Oxford Dictionary:

sub specie aeternitatis

Origin: Latin, literally "under the aspect of eternity"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/sub-specie-aeternitatis

New World Dictionary:

sub specie aeternitatis

Origin: Latin, literally, under the aspect of eternity

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/sub-specie-aeternitatis

Audio references

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

sub specie aeternitatis

Audio: North American pronunciation of "sub specie aeternitatis"

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YourDictionary Audio:

sub specie aeternitatis

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "sub specie aeternitatis" by speech synthesizer

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