Synonyms for aeon

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ee-uh n, ee-on
Phonetic Transcription : ˈi ən, ˈi ɒn

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Définition of aeon

Origin :
  • 1640s; see eon.
  • As in period : noun extent of time
  • As in : noun very long time
  • As in sempiternity : noun eternity
  • As in cycle : noun era, phase
  • As in age : noun a period of time
  • As in eon : noun an age
  • As in era : noun time period in history
  • As in eternity : noun forever
  • As in generation : noun era; age group
Example sentences :
  • It seemed as if he had reached sanctuary after an aeon of chaos.
  • Extract from : « Garrison's Finish » by W. B. M. Ferguson
  • After what seemed an aeon, they saw that it was daylight outside.
  • Extract from : « The Call of the Beaver Patrol » by V. T. Sherman
  • When it was spent, they would rest for aeon, then stir again.
  • Extract from : « Lewis Rand » by Mary Johnston
  • For a moment that had to Letty the air of an aeon, Godfrey stood peering.
  • Extract from : « Mary Marston » by George MacDonald
  • Eight years have elapsed since that day and this writing—an aeon in this rapidly moving Republic of ours.
  • Extract from : « A Modern Chronicle, Complete » by Winston Churchill
  • An aeon might have elapsed since he had walked down the white marble of its aisle toward the crouching figure in the pew.
  • Extract from : « The Inside of the Cup, Complete » by Winston Churchill
  • And he says that this world (aeon) was constructed defectively by Dominions and Principalities of evil.
  • Extract from : « Simon Magus » by George Robert Stow Mead
  • Don't you remember what happened to the passengers of the Aeon, when that steamer was wrecked on Christmas Island?
  • Extract from : « By Right of Conquest » by Arthur Hornblow
  • Given such a culture-hero, the common herd was capable of carrying on more or less mechanically for an aeon or so.
  • Extract from : « Progress and History » by Various
  • This victory inaugurates the entrance of the “aeon to come,” in which the faithful Jews would enter their inheritance.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2 » by Various

Antonyms for aeon

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