cosmic

[ koz-mik ]
/ ˈkɒz mɪk /

adjective

of or relating to the cosmos: cosmic laws.
characteristic of the cosmos or its phenomena: cosmic events.
immeasurably extended in time and space; vast.
forming a part of the material universe, especially outside of the earth.
Also cos·mi·cal.

Origin of cosmic

1640–50; < Greek kosmikós worldly, universal, equivalent to kósm(os) world, arrangement + -ikos -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for cosmical

cosmic

/ (ˈkɒzmɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to the whole universecosmic laws
occurring or originating in outer space, esp as opposed to the vicinity of the earth, the solar system, or the local galaxycosmic rays
immeasurably extended in space or time; vast
rare harmonious

Derived Forms

cosmically, adverb
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Science definitions for cosmical

cosmic

[ kŏzmĭk ]

Relating to the universe or the objects in it.
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