aeonian
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 to an eon. [WordNet 1.5]


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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 — 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

  • 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: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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