Published: 2nd August 2020
Citation: Astronist Institution. (2020). Astrothanasia. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/entry/astrothanasia. Last accessed: [date].
noun (also Astrothanism)
the core Astronist (especially transtellationist) eschatological principle that the astronomical world is central to the affairs of death and the afterlife, thus distinguishing Astronism from other religions which instead place a central focus on ethereal or heavenly concepts and locations.
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
Astrothanism | ˈastrəʊθəˈnɪz(ə)m | noun
Astrothanist | ˈastrəʊθəˈnɪst | noun
Astrothanistic | ˈastrəʊθəˈnɪstɪk | adjective
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix astro-, denoting the astronomical world, combined with the suffix -thanasia denoting death; meaning ‘death and the astronomical world.’
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