Definition of aeon in English:
- It is ages and aeons since I have been to the Hills.
- I'll spend aeons staring at bottles of expensive shampoo humming ‘Maybe this time’.
- Just after that, she started going out with a mutual friend of ours, who I'd dated aeons ago and was still friendly with.
- Because they have succumbed to erosion and weathering, perhaps for aeons, these craters are notoriously difficult to spot.
- It's a rock place, a world of eons and eras and millions of years conflated to timelessness.
- Over the eons the lunar spin rate has been damped by Earth's gravity, because the Moon's mass distribution is not uniform.
- The record has been much deformed, reconstituted, and obliterated during the subsequent Proterozoic and Phanerozoic eons.
- The rocks dated back into the Archean eon, before 2.5 billion years ago.
- These creatures were direct descendants of the great dinosaurs of the long past Mesozoic Aeon.
- He goes on to note that all aeons emanate from it.
- This aeon is the image of the eternal age of the next life.
- Whether that master be regarded as a sage or as a Gnostic aeon, the orthodox view of him would be seriously challenged.
Mid 17th century: via ecclesiastical Latin from Greek aiōn 'age'.
This entered English via ecclesiastical Latin from Greek aiōn ‘age’ and is usually used in the plural in phrases such as aeons ago.
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