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
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Example sentences 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