or e·o·ni·an

[ee-oh-nee-uh n]
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Origin of aeonian

1755–65; < Greek aiṓni(os) (aiṓn aeon + -ios adj. suffix) + -an Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for aeonian

Historical Examples of aeonian

  • If the days of Genesis mean indefinite periods of aeonian duration, how is the seventh day of rest to be understood?

    Creation and Its Records

    B.H. Baden-Powell

  • And, afterwards, the new spiritual state will probably be an improvement—Aeonian evolution through all the spheres.

    Psychical Miscellanea

    J. Arthur Hill

  • His soul had moved amid similar evocations in some aeonian past, whence now the sand was being cleared away.

    Four Weird Tales

    Algernon Blackwood

British Dictionary definitions for aeonian



adjective literary
  1. everlasting
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