Published: 15th August 2021
Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Astronist atavism. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astrosoteriology/astronist-atavism. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 15th Aug 2021].
a tendency among some Astronists to believe in or practice pre-Astronist beliefs and customs, especially those which are ancient and prehistoric in origin such as astromancy or astrolatry and especially to enhance their journey to astrosis.
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
Astroatavism | ˈastrəʊatəvɪz(ə)m | noun
Astroatavist | ˈastrəʊatəvɪst | adjective & noun
Astroatavistic | ˈastrəʊatəvɪstɪk | adjective
Astroatavistically | ˈastrəʊatəvɪstɪk(ə)li | adjective
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
Astro-English: from Astronese, the phrase Astronist atavism makes use of the word atavism which denotes “a tendency to revert to something ancient or ancestral” which when paired with the adjective Astronist denotes “a tendency within Astronism or among Astronists for this.”
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