noun, plural cos·mog·o·nies.
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Origin of cosmogony
OTHER WORDS FROM cosmogonycos·mog·o·nal, cos·mo·gon·ic [koz-muh-gon-ik], /ˌkɒz məˈgɒn ɪk/, cos·mo·gon·i·cal, adjectivecos·mog·o·nist, noun
Example sentences from the Web for cosmogony
With such shifting, grotesque and inadequate fables, the cosmogonic myths of the world are necessarily bewildered and perplexed.
Perhaps the cosmogonic myths of the less cultivated races have now been stated in sufficient number.
Both strata of belief are represented in the surviving cosmogonic myths of the Aztecs.
The authorities for Greek cosmogonic myth are extremely various in date, character and value.
To Hesiod, then, we must turn for what is the earliest complete literary form of the Greek cosmogonic myth.