Limitationism

Published: 2nd August 2020

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

lɪmɪˈteɪʃ(ə)nɪz(ə)m

noun (also Cosmic Limitation Principle)

the affirmation that The Cosmos and everything that exists within it (humans, planets, stars, galaxies etc.) possess a limited nature meaning that anything within The Cosmos cannot escape it. Contrasted with universality or extracosmicality.

DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES

Limitationist | lɪmɪˈteɪʃ(ə)nɪst | noun
Limitationistic | lɪmɪˈteɪʃ(ə)nɪstɪk | adjective
Cosmic limitation

ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY

Astro-English: from Astronese, the word limitation, denoting a limited nature or state, combined with the suffix -ism denoting a belief or doctrine; meaning ‘treatise of all knowledge and doctrine.’

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