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Astran

ˈastrən

noun

the absolute principle underlying cosmic (limited) existence, manifested through its involvement in the ordering, patterning, and continuance of events, especially when understood to connect sentient beings to The Cosmos through observation, knowledge and interaction with the astronomical world in the form of astronality.

Derivatives

  • Astranic | ˈastrənɪk | adjective
  • Astranicism | ˈastrənɪsɪz(ə)m | noun (denoting particular adherence to the concept of the Astran)
  • Astranical | ˈastrənɪk(ə)l | adjective
  • Astronomical life force
  • Astral life force
  • Cosmic spirit
  • Cosmic life force

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix omni-, denoting all things, combined with the suffix -doxy denoting doctrine, especially as manifested in a treatise; meaning ‘treatise of all knowledge and doctrine.’ 
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