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aeonian

or eonian

[ee-oh-nee-uh n] /iˈoʊ ni ən/
adjective
1.
eternal; everlasting.
Origin of aeonian
1755-1765
1755-65; < Greek aiṓni(os) (aiṓn aeon + -ios adj. suffix) + -an
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  • If the days of Genesis mean indefinite periods of aeonian duration, how is the seventh day of rest to be understood?

    Creation and Its Records B.H. Baden-Powell
  • His soul had moved amid similar evocations in some aeonian past, whence now the sand was being cleared away.

    Four Weird Tales Algernon Blackwood
  • And, afterwards, the new spiritual state will probably be an improvement—aeonian evolution through all the spheres.

    Psychical Miscellanea J. Arthur Hill
British Dictionary definitions for aeonian

aeonian

/iːˈəʊnɪən/
adjective (literary)
1.
everlasting
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