Stellancy

Published: 12th August 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Stellancy. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astrosoteriology/stellancy. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 15th Aug 2021].

ˈstɛl(ə)nsi

noun  Astrosoteriology

a merited conferment and the related attribute of being proximate to the astronomical world physically, emotionally and mystically, the cultivation of which is a core practice in Astronism.

DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES

Proximateness | ˈprɒksɪmətnəs | noun
Stellanic | ˈstɛl(ə)nɪk | adjective
Stellanically | ˈstɛl(ə)nɪkəli | adverb
Stellanic capacity
Stellanicity | ˈstɛl(ə)nɪsɪti | noun
Stellancies | ˈstɛl(ə)nsɪz | noun

ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY

Astro-English: in Astronese, the noun stellancy is based on the adjective stellanic denoting “the astronomical world” which is itself based on the noun stellar denoting “stars”; with the addition of the suffix -cy which denotes a state of being, stellancy means “a state of being among the stars” which transfers to an Astronist context to mean proximity to the astronomical world.

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