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Published: 12th August 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Psephation. Available: Last accessed [enter date e.g. 15th Aug 2021].


noun  Astrosoteriology

1 the process by which the astrotic elect is chosen, typically conceived as having occurred either by the fatalistic course of The Cosmos or by Divine intervenience.

2 the process of choosing individuals to embark upon endeavours that will in some way contribute to transcension.


Psephational | sɛˈ feɪʃ(ə)nəl | adjective
Psephationally | sɛˈ feɪʃ(ə)nəli | adverb
Psephative | sɛˈfeɪtɪv | adjective
Psephatively | sɛˈfeɪtɪvlɪ | adverb


Astro-English: in Astronese, the word psephation is based on the word psephology which is itself based on the Greek word psēphos relating to the acting of voting; with the addition of the suffix -ation to making the word into a noun, emerges the meaning “the act of selection.”

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