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1. eon

noun. ['ˈiːɑːn'] an immeasurably long period of time.

Synonyms

  • long time
  • aeon
  • years

Antonyms

  • youngness
  • majority
  • minority
  • rejuvenate

Etymology

  • αἰών (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Eon

  • gian
  • dionne
  • dione
  • deion

Example sentences of the word eon


1. Noun, singular or mass
It was also during this eon that eukaryotic cells arose, including the first multicellular organisms and multicellular life.

Quotes containing the word eon


1. I wonder sometimes what the memory of God looks like. Is it a palace of infinite rooms, a chest of many jeweled objects, a long, lonely landscape where each tree recalls an eon, each pebble the life of a man? Where do I live, in the memory of God?
- Catherynne M. Valente, The Habitation of the Blessed

2. eon

noun. ['ˈiːɑːn'] (Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe.

Synonyms

  • spiritual being
  • supernatural being

Antonyms

  • immature
  • oldness
  • mature

Etymology

  • αἰών (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. eon

noun. ['ˈiːɑːn'] the longest division of geological time.

Synonyms

  • aeon
  • geological era
  • geologic time
  • geological time

Etymology

  • αἰών (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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