What is the meaning of eternal sleep?

noun

  • Euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb. )
    • usage: "she was laid to rest beside her husband"; "they had to put their family pet to sleep"
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APAWordNet. (2010). eternal sleep. Retrieved February 17, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/eternal_sleep/definitions/1273620
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