aeon

[ UK /ˈiːɒn/ ]
NOUN
  1. the longest division of geological time
  2. an immeasurably long period of time
    oh, that happened eons ago
  3. (Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe
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How To Use aeon In A Sentence

  • In front of Titian's Diana and Actaeon in 2008, he explained: "When something is really convincing, I don't think about how it was done, I think about the effect on me. Lucian Freud obituary
  • It remains to be Seen if that is a genuine , substantial shift, or merely Aeon propaganda.
  • Thus to this congregation of excellent, undeceiving refuge, we pray that by the power of this prayer expressed from a heart filled with fervent devotion and humility, may the body, speech and mind of the sole of the Land of Snows, the supreme Ngawang Lobsang Tenzin Gyatso, be indestructible, unfluctuating and unceasing; may he live immutable for a hundred aeons, seated on a diamond throne, transcending decay and destruction. The Long Life Prayer for the 14th Dalai Lama
  • In practice, the book is a rambling history of discoveries, geology, astronomy, palaeontology, chaos theory and graphing techniques with more than a few unqualified generalisations.
  • The effects of UV on microorganisms growing under conditions prevalent during the early Precambrian Aeon are examined.
  • This issue is a Superman story from which Superman is absent--every scene except the Akteon-Holt takedown and is Mr. Akteon's name supposed to recall Actaeon or Mr. Action? includes at least one character directly associated with him, even Maggie Sawyer and Shockwave. Archive 2006-05-01
  • The world has been living with contrasts, for aeons.
  • Morphological species are important in palaeontology, for interbreeding ability does not fossilize.
  • Apparently, palaeontologists have wondered for years as to why the brachiosaurus didn't collapse under its own weight.
  • For me, it's a step above "Aeon Flux" because AF is ultimately forgettable. Ccfinlay: Equilibrium
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