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Variant of eonian.
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(iːˈəʊnɪən) or


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or e•o•ni•an

(iˈoʊ ni ən)

eternal; everlasting.
[1755–65; < Greek aiṓni(os) (adj. derivative of aiṓn eon) + -an1]
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Adj.1.aeonian - of or relating to a geological eon (longer than an era)
2.aeonian - continuing forever or indefinitelyaeonian - continuing forever or indefinitely; "the ageless themes of love and revenge"; "eternal truths"; "life everlasting"; "hell's perpetual fires"; "the unending bliss of heaven"
lasting, permanent - continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place; "permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value"
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Birth and life have their place in the detritus and 'the rancid shallows', but are immediately qualified and implicitly trumped by death, or the aeonian silence of the extinguished past: 'Salt rocky chink, nude silted cleft give off / Birth smell, death smell.
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They recognise the crocodile tears that wet this aeonian waste of life.
AEonian music measuring out The steps of Time--the shocks of Chance--The blows of Death.
tentatively calls an "aeonian" order "is a consequence
Even the gleaming surfaces cannot dispel the close air of fossilized trace that envelopes the sculpture, and Scaff seems to float as much within an aeonian order of time as in real space.
to dwell" is "the dusky twilight cell" and "the mournful grove:' Woodhouse combines his description of Melancholy's haunt with a locus amoenus in which Shenstone entertains intercourse with Apollo and the "Aeonian maids." The generic alignment of Woodhouse's elegy with the ode is evident, even though he does not use the hymnal elements that writers such as Collins and the Wartons did.