aeonian


aeonian
adjective
1. of or relating to a geological eon (longer than an era)
Syn: ↑eonian
Pertains to noun: ↑eon, ↑eon (for: ↑eonian)
Derivationally related forms: ↑aeon, ↑eon (for: ↑eonian)
2. continuing forever or indefinitely
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the ageless themes of love and revenge

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eternal truths

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life everlasting

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hell's perpetual fires

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the unending bliss of heaven

Syn:
Similar to: ↑permanent, ↑lasting
Derivationally related forms: ↑perpetuity (for: ↑perpetual), ↑everlastingness (for: ↑everlasting), ↑eternity (for: ↑eternal), ↑eon (for: ↑eonian), ↑agelessness (for: ↑ageless)

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/ee oh"nee euhn/, adj.
Also, eonian.
[1755-65; < Gk aióni(os) (aión AEON + -ios adj. suffix) + -AN]

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aeōˈnian adjective
Eternal
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Main Entry:aeon

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  • AEonian — aeonian, AEonian [AE]*o ni*an, a. [Gr. ?.] Eternal; everlasting; lasting for an indefinitely long time; immortal; not subject to death. Opposite of {mortal}. [AE]onian hills. Tennyson. Syn: eonian [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. of or pertaining… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aeonian — aeonian, AEonian [AE]*o ni*an, a. [Gr. ?.] Eternal; everlasting; lasting for an indefinitely long time; immortal; not subject to death. Opposite of {mortal}. [AE]onian hills. Tennyson. Syn: eonian [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. of or pertaining… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aeonian — index constant, durable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • aeonian — [ē ō′nē ən] adj. [Gr aiōnios: see EON] lasting for eons; eternal …   English World dictionary

  • aeonian — or aeonic adjective Date: 1765 lasting for an immeasurably or indefinitely long period of time …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aeonian — /ee oh nee euhn/, adj. eternal; everlasting. Also, eonian. [1755 65; < Gk aióni(os) (aión AEON + ios adj. suffix) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • aeonian — adj. infinite, eternal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aeonian — ae·o·ni·an …   English syllables

  • aeonian — ae•o•ni•an or eonian [[t]iˈoʊ ni ən[/t]] adj. eternal; everlasting • Etymology: 1755–65; < Gkaiṓni(os)(adj. der. ofaiṓn eon) + an …   From formal English to slang

  • aeonian — /iˈoʊniən/ (say ee ohneeuhn) adjective eternal. {Greek aiōnios age long + ian} …   Australian English dictionary