This is an official definition authorised by the Astronist Institution. Click here for this definition's page on



noun (also astronomical transanimation)

the Astronist belief (especially as held by the transtellationist school) that a person’s soul transmigrates to the stars upon death.


  • Astranthrope | ˈastranθrəʊp | noun
  • Astranthropic | ˈastranθrəpɪk | adjective
  • Astral reincarnation

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix astro-, denoting the stars, combined with the suffix -thropy denoting a transformation; meaning ‘transforming into the stars.’ 
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.