cosmism

[ koz-miz-uhm ]
/ ˈkɒz mɪz əm /

noun

the philosophy of cosmic evolution.

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Origin of cosmism

First recorded in 1860–65; cosm- + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM cosmism

cosmist, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for cosmism

  • Cosmism, a thoughtful name, which ought to supersede Atheism in the future, neither denies nor affirms the existence of Deity.

    The Limits Of Atheism|George Jacob Holyoake
  • But these are bound up in all philosophies of creation as opposed to cosmism.

    Caesar and Cleopatra|George Bernard Shaw
  • Cosmism says it cannot explain anything beyond, and pauses where its knowledge ends.

    The Limits Of Atheism|George Jacob Holyoake
  • It is not Cosmism which seeks or wishes to disprove this theory.

    The Limits Of Atheism|George Jacob Holyoake