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eon (n.)

1640s, from Late Latin aeon, from Greek aiōn "age, vital force; a period of existence, a lifetime, a generation; a long space of time," in plural, "eternity," from PIE root *aiw- "vital force, life, long life, eternity." Related: Eonian; eonic.

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Definitions of eon

eon (n.)
the longest division of geological time;
Synonyms: aeon
eon (n.)
an immeasurably long period of time;
oh, that happened eons ago
Synonyms: aeon
eon (n.)
(Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe;
Synonyms: aeon
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