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Published: 1st September 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Indefinitism. Available: Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].


noun  Astroeschatology

the belief that the scope window for transcension is not necessarily going to close in the future, a belief that forms the basis of the school of indefinitivism.


Indefinitist | ɪnˈ dɛfɪnətɪst | adjective & noun
Indefinitistic | ɪnˈ dɛfɪnətɪstɪk | adjective
Indefinitistically | ɪnˈ dɛfɪnətɪstɪk(ə)li | adverb


Astro-English: from Astronese, the word indefinite is used here to denote “that which will last for an unconcerning amount of time”; with the addition of the suffix -ism, the term is transformed into “a formalised belief” that, in the context of the Astroeschatology, relates to the more general belief than that which is espoused in indefinitivism, that “the scope window is not definite to close at any point in the future”, essentially that “the scope window for transcension will be open forever.”

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