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Aeon   Listen
noun
aeon  n.  
1.
A period of immeasurable duration. See Eon.
2.
(Gnosticism) A divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe.
Synonyms: eon
3.
The longest division of geological time; two or more eras.
Synonyms: eon






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"Aeon" Quotes from Famous Books



... believeth, he shall not make haste, Even passing through the water and the fire, Or sad with memories of a better lot! He, saved by hope, for all men will desire, Knowing that God into a mustard-jot May shut an aeon; give a world that lay Wombed in its sun, a molten unorbed clot, One moment from the red rim to spin away Librating—ages to roll on weary wheel Ere it turn homeward, almost spent its day! Who knows love all, time nothing, he shall feel No anxious heart, shall lift no trembling hand; Tender as air, ...
— Poetical Works of George MacDonald, Vol. 2 • George MacDonald



Words linked to "Aeon" :   years, Phanerozoic eon, Phanerozoic, supernatural being, spiritual being, Hadean time, geological era, Archean aeon, archaeozoic, Hadean eon, Hadean, Hadean aeon, geological time, era, archean, Archaeozoic aeon, Archean eon, archeozoic, age



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