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Contributionism

kɒntrɪˈbjuːʃ(ə)nɪz(ə)m

noun

the Astronist transcensionist belief that contributions made to the world, especially those in aid of space exploration, provide existential purpose, are central to individual and collective identity, and are a method of astrosis.

Derivatives

  • Contributionist | ˈɑːmnidɒksɪk(ə)l | adjective & noun
  • Contributionistic | ˈɑːmnidɒksɪk(ə)lɪti | adjective
  • Contributionistically | ˈɑːmnidɒksɪkli | adverb

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the word contribution, denoting the addition of something, combined with the suffix -ism denoting a belief; meaning ‘belief in contribution.’ 
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