Devotology

Published: 2nd August 2020

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2020). Devotology. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/entry/devotology. Last accessed: [date].

dɪˈvəʊtɒlədʒi

noun

the branch of Astronist theology dealing with the study of devotion, especially forms of cosmic devotion and worship.

DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES

Devotological | dɪˈvəʊtɒlədʒɪk(ə)l | adjective
Devotologically | dɪˈvəʊtɒlədʒɪkli | adverb
Devotologist | dɪˈvəʊtɒlədʒɪst | noun

ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY

Astro-English: from Astronese, the word devote, denoting religious worship or veneration, combined with the suffix -ology denoting a subject area; meaning ‘the academic study of devotion.’ This term is of Cometanic origin sometime during the Founding era.

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