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Definition of Boon

Boon

  1. A prayer or petition.
  2. That which is asked or granted as a benefit or favor; a gift; a benefaction; a grant; a present.
  3. Good; prosperous; as, boon voyage.
  4. Kind; bountiful; benign.
  5. Gay; merry; jovial; convivial.
  6. The woody portion flax, which is separated from the fiber as refuse matter by retting, braking, and scutching.

Boon Quotations

The internet has been a boon and a curse for teenagers.
J. K. Rowling

Dear Lord; we beg but one boon more: Peace in the hearts of all men living, peace in the whole world this Thanksgiving.
Joseph Auslander

Truly, the bench is a boon to idlers. Whoever first came up with the idea is a genius: free public resting places where you can take time out from the bustle and brouhaha of the city, and simply sit and watch and reflect.
Tom Hodgkinson

Prayer in the hour of need is a great boon. From simple trials to our Gethsemanes, prayer - persistent prayer - can put us in touch with God, our greatest source of comfort and counsel.
Ezra Taft Benson

Automation and technology would be a great boon if it were creative, if there were more leisure, more opportunity to engage in raising a family, providing guidance to the young, all the stuff we say we need. America will work if we're all in it together. It'll work when there's a shared sense of destiny. It can be done!
Jerry Brown
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Boon Translations

boon in Dutch is zegen, zegening
boon in German is Wohltat, Segen
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