noun, plural cos·mog·o·nies.
- cosmological argument
Origin of cosmogony
Examples from the Web for cosmogony
Though the author is influenced by Jewish cosmogony, his system, as such, is almost purely Neo-Platonic.
The general outcome of Mr. Darwin's researches has been to leave Laplace's cosmogony untouched.A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century|Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
He uses strange tools in His cosmogony: but He does not use them in vain.Literary and General Lectures and Essays|Charles Kingsley
And now Lucretius shall describe the formation of the different parts of the world according to the cosmogony of Epicurus.Christianity and Greek Philosophy|Benjamin Franklin Cocker
He wished to exclude religion from the field of cosmogony, and forbid it to intrude on the region of knowledge.Nineteenth Century Questions|James Freeman Clarke
noun plural -nies
Word Origin for cosmogony
1690s as "a theory of the creation;" 1766 as "the creation of the universe," from Latinized form of Greek kosmogonia "creation of the world," from kosmos "world, universe" (see cosmos) + -gonia "a begetting."