Aeon - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈiːən|  American pronunciation of the word aeon
Brit.  |ˈiːən|  British pronunciation of the word aeon

noun

- (Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe (syn: eon)
- the longest division of geological time (syn: eon)
- an immeasurably long period of time (syn: eon)

Examples

...it's been aeons since I saw a movie at the multiplex...

...glaciers that formed aeons ago...

Word forms

noun
singular: aeon
plural: aeons
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