Exanthropy

Published: 1st September 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Exanthropy. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astroeschatology/exanthropy. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].

ɛkˈsanθrəpi

noun  Astroeschatology

a person’s voluntary or involuntary reception of higher knowledge and theological and philosophical truths from extraterrestrial beings, a central aspect of exoreligions.

DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES

Exanthrope | ɛkˈ sanθrəʊp | noun
Exanthropic | ɛkˈ sanθrɒpɪk | adjective
Exanthropical | ɛkˈ sanθrɒpɪk(ə)l | adjective
Exanthropically | ɛkˈ sanθrɒpɪk(ə)li | adverb

ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY

Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix ex- is used as a variation of the prefix exo- meaning “outside” or “from beyond” to denote extraterrestrial life, while the suffix -anthropy denotes “humanity” and hence altogether meaning “humanity coming into contact with extraterrestrial life” or in a separate sense, “humanity transforming into or becoming as one with extraterrestrial life.”

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