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Transtellation

ˈtrɑːnstɛleɪʃ(ə)n

noun

the belief that the soul will reunite with the stars upon death, a hallmark of Astronist supernaturalism and advocated for by the transtellationist school.

Derivatives

  • Transtellate | ˈtrɑːnstɛleɪt | verb
  • Transtellating | ˈtrɑːnstɛleɪtɪŋ | present participle
  • Transtellative | ˈtrɑːnstɛlətɪv | adjective

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix trans-, denoting something beyond, combined with the word stellation denoting engagement with the stars; meaning ‘union with the stars upon death.’ 
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