a desirable state
"enjoy the blessings of peace"; "a spanking breeze is a boon to sailors"
very close and convivial
a prayer or petition
that which is asked or granted as a benefit or favor; a gift; a benefaction; a grant; a present
good; prosperous; as, boon voyage
kind; bountiful; benign
gay; merry; jovial; convivial
the woody portion flax, which is separated from the fiber as refuse matter by retting, braking, and scutching
Boon is a British television drama and modern-day western series starring Michael Elphick, David Daker, and later Neil Morrissey. It was created by Jim Hill and Bill Stair and filmed by Central Television for ITV. It revolved around the life of a modern-day Lone Ranger and ex-firefighter, Ken Boon.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bōōn, n. a petition: a gift or favour. [Ice. bôn, a prayer; A.S. ben.]
bōōn, adj. gay, merry, or kind. [Fr. bon—L. bonus, good.]
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The numerical value of BOON in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of BOON in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The world is too much with us late and soon,Getting and spending, we lay waste our powersLittle we see in Nature that is oursWe have given our hearts away, a sordid boon
In the midst of hopes and cares, of apprehensions and of disquietude, regard every day that dawns upon you as if it was to be your last then super-added hours, to the enjoyment of which you had not looked forward, will prove an acceptable boon.
I was not sure about the availability of the product. Now that I have used it I found it really user-friendly and I am a working woman and I have to use the public toilets a lot of time and I have this fear of infections so at that time it's like a boon to me.
Since I do not foresee that atomic energy is to be a great boon for a long time, I have to say that for the present it is a menace. Perhaps it is well that it should be. It may intimidate the human race into bringing order into its international affairs, which, without the pressure of fear, it would not do.
The proclamation and repetition of first principles is a constant feature of life in our democracy. Active adherence to these principles, however, has always been considered un-American. We recipients of the boon of liberty have always been ready, when faced with discomfort, to discard any and all first principles of liberty, and, further, to indict those who do not freely join with us in happily arrogating those principles.
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- весел, молба, дар, добър, приятен, благотворен, благодат, благодеяниеBulgarian
- dobrodiní, dar, modlitba, požehnání, laskavostCzech
- oración, bendición, ventajaSpanish
- gebed, gift, goedaardig, zegen, vrolijk, verzoek, geschenk, voordeel, lief, minzaamDutch
- благодеяние, добрый, добро, благо, весёлый, доброжелательный, мольба, дар, благодатьRussian
- välsignelse, förmånSwedish
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