Definition of Eonian

1. Adjective. Of or relating to a geological eon (longer than an era).

Exact synonyms: Aeonian
Derivative terms: Aeon, Eon
Partainyms: Eon, Eon



2. Adjective. Continuing forever or indefinitely. "The unending bliss of heaven"

Definition of Eonian

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to an eon ¹

2. Adjective. (context: by extension) everlasting ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eonian

1. everlasting [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Eonian

eolic
eolienne
eoliennes
eolipile
eolipiles
eolis
eolith
eolithic
eoliths
eolopile
eolopiles
eolotropic
eolotropy
eomesodermin
eon
eonian (current term)
eonic
eonisms
eons
eophyte
eophytes
eophytic
eoraptor
eorl
eorls
eos
eosaurus
eosin
eosin-methylene blue agar

Literary usage of Eonian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Which Way?: A Study of Universalists and Universalism by Lewis Beals Fisher (1921)
"On the other hand, hills are not endless, although the Bible calls them eonian, because everybody knows that erosive forces are constantly levelling the ..."

2. History of the English People by John Richard Green (1900)
"The cities of Italy and Provence had preserved the municipal institutions of their eonian past; the German towns had been founded by Henry the Fowler with ..."

3. Pictures of Travel by Heinrich Heine (1856)
"again reconciled ?" I cried " We both believed that we were in the right," laughed O^SAR up to me. " I knew not that a eonian still existed, and therefore ..."

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