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Astronous

ˈastrənəs

noun

relating to or believing in astronality; one’s personal spiritual, physical and intellectual connection to the astronomical world, the mastery of which is central to Astronism.

  • (of a belief or practice) forming part of one’s faith in the astronomical world as a source of spiritual, philosophical and existential guidance or insight.

  • treated or regarded with a devotion and scrupulous concern for the astronomical world and one’s religious or philosophical connection it.

Derivatives

  • Astronously | ˈastrənʊsli | adverb
  • Astronousness | ˈastrənəsnəs | (also Astroness) noun
  • Astronosity  | ˈastrənˈɒsɪti | adverb

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix astron-, denoting Astronism, astronality or the astronomical world, combined with the suffix -ous denoting a characteristic; meaning ‘believer in astronality and the power of the astronomical.’ 
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