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This is an official definition authorised by the Astronist Institution.

Exonism

ˌɛksənɪz(ə)m

noun (also exotheism)

  • the belief that extraterrestrial beings exist and have the ability and the inclination to communicate with humans, especially in order to impart higher knowledge and existential truths. Compare with exotheism.

Derivatives

  • Exonist | ˌɛksənɪst | adjective & noun
  • Exonistic | ˌɛksənɪstɪk | adjective
  • Exonistical |ˌ ˌɛksənɪstɪk(ə)l  | adjective
  • Exonistically | ˌɛksənɪstɪk(ə)li | adverb

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix exo-, denoting externality, conjoined with the suffix -ism denoting a belief system; meaning ‘a belief system based on beings external to humanity.’
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