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Transcensionism

trɑːnsɛnʃ(ə)nɪz(ə)m

noun

a major school of Astronist philosophy centring on the concept of transcension and characterised by its advocation for collective astrosis and the salvational powers of astronomical observation and space exploration.

Derivatives

  • Transcensionist | trɑːnsɛnʃ(ə)nɪst | noun
  • Transcensionistic | trɑːnsɛnʃ(ə)nstɪk | adjective

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix trans-, denoting beyond or across, combined with the word ascension denoting the action of rising, with the suffix -ism denoting a belief; meaning ‘belief in rising beyond the terrestrial world to the astronomical.’ 
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