noun (also Cosmic Limitation Principle)
the affirmation that The Cosmos and everything that exists within it (humans, planets, stars, galaxies etc.) possess a limited nature meaning that anything within The Cosmos cannot escape it. Contrasted with universality or extracosmicality.
- Limitationist | lɪmɪˈteɪʃ(ə)nɪst | noun
- Limitationistic | lɪmɪˈteɪʃ(ə)nɪstɪk | adjective
- Cosmic limitation
Origin and etymology
- Astro-English: from Astronese, the word limitation, denoting a limited nature or state, combined with the suffix -ism denoting a belief or doctrine; meaning ‘treatise of all knowledge and doctrine.’